Nakaseke Telecentres in Uganda have won the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Service Award. SMS plays a key role in its outreach to subsistence farmers. Following is the wining project details:
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The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the Caribbean Farmers Network (CAFAN), is organizing a Web 2.0 Training and Exchange Workshop on 27 - 31 July 2013. The training, focused on blogging, will be held in the framework of the upcoming launch of the Second Edition of the Youth in Agriculture Blog Competition (YoBloCo Awards) organized by the ARDYIS project.
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This is an extract of the Bhutan report written by Chetan Sharma the primary author of the and Dr. S.K. Misra, the primary author for the m-health sections of the report done in June 2012 seeking upon request by the Government of Bhutan for…Continue
Accessibility is a measure of the extent to which a product…Continue
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Impact Assessment of Indian Common Services Centres is a recent report by International Telecommunication Union (ITU), prepared for the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Government of India in May 2013.
The National eGovernance Plan (NeGP) of the Government of India envisions…Continue
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A group of 23 university students from the US attached to Think Impact are in Rwanda in an 8-week full immersion programe; where they’re helping Rwamagana community in Eastern Province. This week, the students visited the Ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT).
Think Impact is a…Continue
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A comprehensive curriculum, delivered by the International Youth Foundation, that contains best practices and training tools to up skill entrepreneurs in leading and growing their businesses.
Microsoft announced today, in partnership with the Information Technology Authority (ITA), the launch of Build…Continue
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During the initial screening, entries…
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“Mo-Buzz” is a combination of a public health surveillance web application, integrated with a social media-based mobile app that taps into historical data on…Continue
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The Moldovan-Korean Center for Information and Access was opened in August 2012 in Chisinau city, Moldova. The center represents the cooperation between National Information Society Agency from Korea and Ministry of Information Technologies and…Continue
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces 2014 Access to Learning Award to libraries and organizations in your network Given each year by the foundation's Global Libraries initiative, the Access to Learning Award (ATLA) recognizes the innovative efforts of public libraries or similar organizations outside the United States to connect people to…Continue
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Do you manage the social media outreach for a non-profit organisation? Interested in delving deeper into the use of social media and social reporting for nonprofit causes? Want to expand your social media network and contacts and learn how to organise social reporting from a major live event?
Then you might be interested in joining the COP19 Social Media Boot…Continue
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“Innovation has the potential to completely change the landscape of government service delivery and communication with citizens in Asia”, stated Reshan Dewapura, CEO of the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) in his opening address at FutureGov SAARC Summit 2013, starting today in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Jointly organised by FutureGov and…Continue
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Colnodo, also member of LAC Network of Network of Telecentres, joined this initiative by performing the technical development of the tool, they believed in it from the start. The…Continue
Pinterest is on the rise and offers huge possibilities for nonprofits to connect with people and their social passions. That’s why I attended Julia Campbell‘s webinar “Pinning for Good – How Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest to Raise Money,…Continue
We would like to thank you for your dedication and commitment towards the WSIS Forum 2013. Continuing our outcome oriented approach, we are happy to inform you that the Forum resulted in several multiskakeholder recommendations, collaborations, partnerships and concrete proposals captured in the following documents:…Continue
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The results of the 1st Global Telecentre Awards (GTA), including the online voting, are out. If you didn’t catch it, you may check it out here. And if you’re wondering how each of the finalists fared in the online voting, we’re publishing the results here.
From April 15 to May 15, we gave the members of our online communities in English, Spanish,…Continue
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Funding for a project to deliver voice-based technologies that enable illiterate people in rural Africa to access the web — even those without an Internet connection or a computer — is ending this month, and a drive is on to ensure that the technologies will be freely available after it…Continue
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With the commitment of the Municipality of Tanauan to the i-Pinay program, training in badge making and basic computer trouble shooting were recently conducted.
In this photo: Mr. Jonas Cabusbusan with the participants in badge making training and the designs made by…Continue
World Pulse and the Maman Shujaa 'Hero Women' of Congo are pleased to announce the establishment of a new media center that opened in Bukavu on April 1st, providing a groundbreaking digital empowerment training hub to women in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. The Maman Shujaa have been gathering and organizing…Continue
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