Videoconferencing lends farmers a helping hand
Leslie D`Monte / Mumbai December 20, 2007
Farmers are now using video conferencing to procure good-quality seeds, fertiliser and other inputs. They...
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 09:42
From The Star, Malaysia: Kuala ,Lumpur:Network solutions provider Alcatel-Lucent believes that broadband community centres are the best way to deliver high-speed Internet services to rural folk in...
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 09:37
Newswire18 / Mumbai December 05, 2007
Empowering rural farmers by providing them spot and futures prices of farm commodities and access to agriculture experts is the main objective of Gramin...
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 09:24
Reuters, as reported in The Economic Times, India:
BEIJING: China will subsidise its huge rural population in purchases of electric appliances, aiming to boost domestic consumption and reduce...
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 - 09:18
ITC is planning to add 20,000 more e-Choupal kiosks and connect 10 million farmers to its network by 2010.
Currently, ITC's e-Choupal network operates in six states with 6,400 kiosks in 40,000...
Wednesday, December 19, 2007 - 11:12
One of the most innovative projects being conducted by the Agrifood Research Finland (MTT) in southern Finland is the use of GPS inclusive mobile phones and SMS messaging to assist in pest forecast...
Monday, December 17, 2007 - 09:48
Spatial Data Infrastructure — Africa (SDI-Africa) is a free, electronic newsletter for people interested in GIS, remote sensing, and data management issues in Africa. The November 2007 issue is now...
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 - 09:20
Friday, November 30, 2007 - 22:22
Telecentre.org has released a very complete booklet focusing on telecenters and community-based access to information technologies. This book provides a quick glimpse into the lives of a few of the...
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 23:49
Book written and published by ITAC (Information Technology Applications Center):
This is an effort to share experience from a large number of existing telecenter programs, to those seeking to start...
Thursday, November 22, 2007 - 11:55