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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Bangladesh' (70)

A survey report analysis----- Digital divide among educated people...

We, Circle research Center, arranged a survey to get the data about the consciousness of ICT among people in urban areas under Habiganj district. In that survey the data analysis was as below.

More than 1200 respondents took part in our one month survey. Most of them are academically literate who took part in our survey.

The respondent’s age group was ranging from 14 to 45. Among them 45.23% was students, 12% was school & college teachers, 23.5% was women who were housewives,… Continue

Added by Md. Saifur rahman Khan on May 28, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Digital Divide - Bangladesh's Gordian knot

The notion ‘Digital Divide’ is a very common term in today’s world. The increasing dependency on information and communication technology (ICT) in the developed world and strive for general education in the developing countries is creating the gap. As we all know, in today’s world, ICT has a greater impact on social and economical development. So if the benefits of ICT are not provided and arranged properly to all the people, the difference will increase, consequently widening the ‘Digital… Continue

Added by Mushfiq Wahed on May 23, 2009 at 2:30am — 5 Comments

BTN Resource Centre, Khulna, Bangladesh Launched

BTN Resource Centre, Khulna launched at Hotel Royal International, Khulna on April 4, 2009. City Mayor Talukdar Abdul Khaleque was the Chief Guest and Dr. Mohammad Nowsher Ali, VC, KUET was the Special Guest of the event. Mr. Shahid Uddin Akbar, Joint Secretary General, BTN Chair the event.

Mr. Reza Salim, Project Director, Amader Gram - ICT4D Project and Mr. Nazmul Azam David, Managing Director, Sunderban IT Access Centre jointly this two organization hosts the BTN Resource Centre,… Continue

Added by Mahmud Hasan on May 10, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Road to Digital Bangladesh: Fifteen Organigations vow to start Pallitathya Kendra.

Speakers at a workshop stressed the need for establishing Pallitathya Kendra in the rural areas, especially those places where people are deprived of information services needed to maintain a minimum standard of life. The present government deserves appreciation for setting the goal of a 'Digital Bangladesh' by 2021. But a time-bound objective speaks of the urgency of achieving it within the time frame. Pallitathya Programme, a D.Net (Development Research Network) initiative can play a… Continue

Added by Mosharrof Hossain on April 19, 2009 at 9:29pm — 1 Comment

A knowledge sharing workshop between D.Net and DAE Officers

A knowledge sharing workshop was held on April 06, 2009 at D.Net office under Pallitathya Bikash programme. Officers from DAE (Department of Agriculture Extension) and BARI (Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute) and D.Net’s Pallitathya team attended in the workshop. The main purpose of the workshop was to share D.Net’s innovations and experiences on ICT for development especially on agriculture issues; how rural people are accessing agriculture… Continue

Added by Mosharrof Hossain on April 7, 2009 at 11:27pm — 1 Comment

Team iBdNext recently singed a MOU with the first and ever automotive TV show of Channel-I 'iSpeed'

Greetings from team iBdNext! We are pleased to inform you that Info (Bd) Next Inc (iBdNext) recently singed a MOU with the first and ever automotive TV show of Channel-I 'iSpeed' as strategy media consultant partner. On behalf of i speed ,Director Mr.Mohiuddin Shoeb and from IBDNEXT, Founder Mr.Ganiul Zadid signed the MOU officially. According to the contract from now on IBDNEXT will look after all technology and internet related matters of I Speed ( On the other hand I… Continue

Added by A.K.M Ganiul Zadid (জাদীদ) on April 5, 2009 at 12:46am — No Comments

Gas exploration in Bangladesh

Gas exploration in Bangladesh can harm the marine environment

Altamas Pasha*

THE first important feature of interaction between gaseous traces and marine organisms is the quick fish response to a toxic gas as compared with fish response to other dissolved or suspended toxicants. Gas rapidly penetrates into the organism especially through the gills and disturbs the main functional systems (respiration, nervous system, blood formation, enzyme activity and… Continue

Added by Zahanzeb Altamas Pasha on April 2, 2009 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Union Information Centre (UIC) Entrepreneurs Training Held at Bangladesh

UIC (Union Information Centre) entrepreneurs training was held on February 22-26, 2009 for the 1st batch at the BCC/NILG organized by the LGD (Local Gov. Division) of Bangladesh. In this training 20 young entrepreneurs including 8 women were participated from 10… Continue

Added by Belayet Hossain on March 31, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Practical Answers: A telecentre based marginalized knowledge management & technical enquiry service

Practical Answers – a Practical Action project on knowledge management has been working in the area of pro poor knowledge management over last 10 years. This was build on a systematic process of action research, implementation of technical enquiry service, continuous analysis of demand, manage the local knowledge center, develop grass root knowledge actors. The main argument of knowledge management is the all initiative & concept of… Continue

Added by A W M Anisuzzaman on March 25, 2009 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Multimedia Knowledge Object Development Training accomplished

People attended the training are now more confident to make knowledge objects using multi media than ever before. They all have now a very specific plan to prepare knowledge object by their own. Countdown has been started among Practical Answers Project members’ to have number of knowledge objects soon.

Practical Action Bangladesh has organized the Training on Multimedia Knowledge Object Development. Mr. Zbigniew… Continue

Added by A W M Anisuzzaman on March 23, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

BTN published a new knowledge product

Recently Bangladesh Telecentre Network (BTN) has published a new knowledge product in Bangla with support of The publication is a package of small booklet and a CD, where the booklet contains writing about Telecentre Movement in Bangladesh (Mission 2011), some telecentre success stories and a brief description of telecentre. From this booklet reader will get a complete view of telecentre and its benefits. The CD with the package contains a short film about telecentre… Continue

Added by Belayet Hossain on March 8, 2009 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

BTN member D.Net ogranized training program for teachers under Computer Literacy Programme (CLP)

To mitigate the knowledge gap of underprivileged school teachers about the computer and other modern technologies D.Net (Development Research Network) organized an training program for 15 school teachers under the Computer Literacy Programme (CLP). 11 days long training program started on 8th February and end on 19th February, 2009. D.Net distribute a training certificate to each of the teachers for successfully completion of the training. Each teachers will operate a Computer Learning Centre… Continue

Added by Belayet Hossain on February 23, 2009 at 2:07pm — No Comments

BTN member Centre for Communication and Development [CCD Bangladesh] Achieved Global Media Award

Knowledge centre CCD has been honored with Global Media AIDS Initiative (GMAI) Award for its significant contribution in creating mass awareness on HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh through radio programs.

Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) gave this important award to CCD under ABU-MAE Project. With the support of US based international development organization Henri J. Kasser Foundation, Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) provides Global Media AIDS Initiative Award. This award… Continue

Added by Belayet Hossain on February 23, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Election Manifesto for the 9th National Parliamentary Election 2008 of Major Political Parties in Bangladesh

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the election manifesto for the

9th National Parliamentary Election 2008 of Major Political Parties in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Awami League

·Stop corruption through computerization

·Preserving government records and documents in computer

·Promoting software and IT service industry through providing

support to the young entrepreneurs

·Building digital Bangladesh by 2021

·Making IT education… Continue

Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on December 21, 2008 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Community Radio Handbook for Good Governance and Development in Bangladesh

Community Radio is going to make an important place in development field in Bangladesh. Under this circumstance, Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) has taken initiative of publishing a Community Radio Handbook for Good Governance and Development to meet the basic needs and demands of the community radio initiators, regulators, managers, community leaders and community broadcasters in respect to setting up and operating the community radio stations successfully in… Continue

Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on December 1, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Bangladesh Telecentre Network organized first National Telecentre Colloquium

National Telecentre Conference 2008 has been started at Rural Development Academy (RDA), Bogra on November 7 with the aim to bring unprecedented changes in the present socio-economic landscape by transferring knowledge to unprivileged community and utilize modern information and communication technology (ICT) to their livelihood as well.

S M Wahid uz Zaman, Secretary, Ministry of Science and ICT expressed his gratitude to BTN for its continuous effort to spread the blessing ICT in… Continue

Added by Mahmud Hasan on November 16, 2008 at 5:32pm — No Comments


Recently interest and activities regarding e-agriculture have been enhanced in Bangladesh.Government

patronization coupled with international support from UNDP and related agencies are giving impetus to this initiative.Government has established an ICT project and is srtriving to connect all agencies for an integrated development of ICT.

A seminar was held on 28 October, 2008 at the conference room of the Hon'ble Chief Adviser on e-agriculture.In the seminar the speakers… Continue

Added by DR. SYED MD. ZAINUL ABEDIN on October 30, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments


Today I attended the World Food Day Ceremony held at Dhaka.The Hon'ble Chief Adviser was the Chief Guest in the ceremony.He declared that NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL DAY would be celebrated on a particular day every year.He also announced that a PERMANENT AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM would be established in Dhaka.

The Hon'ble Adviser of Agriculture emphasised in his speech that more use of ICT would be ensured for developing agriculture in Bangladesh.

There was an fair in the World Food Day… Continue

Added by DR. SYED MD. ZAINUL ABEDIN on October 17, 2008 at 1:45am — 2 Comments

School based telecentres: RI-SOL's Internet Learning Centres in Bangladesh

Dhaka, 3rd May, 2006:

I have been in touch with Nazrul Islam of Relief International-Schools Online (RI-SOL) and I heard about Jack Welch (Country Director, RI-SOL Bangladesh) who had been running this school based telecentre project ( in Bangladesh. Therefore I was very keen to meet the team and to know about their interesting work. We set up a time at the RI-SOL office in DOHS Baridhara and Jack made a presentation on the background of this project and… Continue

Added by Partha Sarker on September 6, 2008 at 2:57am — 1 Comment

Running a tele-centre successfully: What worked for Arabinda?

29th April, 2006: I was travelling with our group to visit different Grameen telecentres in the district of Tangail, which is around 90 KMs from Dhaka. Our last stop was Charaljani, Modhupur Bazaar in Tangail. While we were heading towards the place, Ataur Rahman from Grameen Communications was telling us that there is a big wonder waiting for us in this centre. Whats that? Sustainability.

Now, this centre not only can recover its costs but can also give money back to Grameen Bank.… Continue

Added by Partha Sarker on September 6, 2008 at 2:25am — No Comments

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