"One laptop per child" (OLPC) is a concept. It is an education project, not a laptop project", this is Nicholas Negroponte's motto. As founder of the MIT Media Lab, Negroponte pushed the edge of the...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 17:00
The challenge of the award is the selection of the best RLL (Rural Living Lab) solution supporting an ICT-based collaborative principle with respect to sustainable regional development and rural...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 - 11:38
The role of ICT in agriculture was reinvented with the launch of an agri-hub in Mokopane a town in the Limpopo district of South Africa. The area in and around Mokapene has long been taking recourse...
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 15:11
The Government has launched a credit scheme of a cellphone-per-household aimed at bridging the communication gap in rural areas. The initiative kicked off recently in Musanze District, Northern...
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 10:56
Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 11:37
These days, India is a ‘boomtown’ of information and communication initiatives in agriculture and rural development. Mobile phones are fast reaching rural areas, phone centres are available in towns...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 - 16:56
Getting up to date agricultural information to farmers has always been a challenge, whether due to language, literacy or distance. A new system that can read out text in any language via mobile phone...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 - 11:24
A new European project, Organic.Edunet, which aims to raise awareness about Organic Agriculture and Agro-Ecology in schools and agricultural universities, was recently launched. The project is...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 - 08:55
Papua New Guinea on of the major agricultural hubs of Oceania, is trying to develop agricultural infrastructure with the usage of modern technology and communications.
Peter Kili, Rural Industries...
Monday, February 4, 2008 - 10:34
Indian Farmers' Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has partnered with Bharti Airtel to set up IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Limited in Rajasthan.
Airtel will provide communication services to farmers in...
Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 11:26