C@IR is currently running a 35-people strong US$ 0.5M project on establishing an Agriculture Data Warehouse using Pest Scouring and Met data.
Agro-Informatics in Pakistan
Agro-Informatics is the...
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 17:28
The open character of the way knowledge is spread over the Internet, and the way electronic communications make distance and national borders much less relevant in carrying out business and related...
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 14:30
"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