June 2013 Blogposts (15)

Telecentres bring the countries closer - Moldovan-Korean Center for Information and Access

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 from Moldova.

The Moldovan-Korean Center for…


Added by Ion Braga on June 26, 2013 at 9:25 — No Comments

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s 2014 Access to Learning Awards

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s 2014 Access to Learning Award to libraries and organizations in your network.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s annual Access to Learning Award (ATLA) recognizes the innovative efforts of public libraries and similar institutions…


Added by Ion Braga on June 26, 2013 at 9:16 — No Comments

How can nonprofits make use of Pinterest?

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,…


Added by Lize De Clercq on June 24, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments

Spark13 ignites new beginnings

It’s been a few weeks now since Spark13, the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, commenced in Granada, Spain. Since our kick off of the 2-day affair at the Palacio de Congresos last May 28, 2013, we wanted to give you some updates on the conference.


By many measures, the event was a resounding success, with more than 1,100 attendees from six regions across the…


Added by Ion Braga on June 24, 2013 at 12:47 — No Comments

How entries fared in the Global Telecentre Awards Online Voting

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,…


Added by Ion Braga on June 24, 2013 at 8:19 — No Comments

Telecentre Infographic Now Available in Multiple Languages

Last month, Telecentre.org Foundation debuted an infographic on telecentres that we created to provide a visual description on telecentres and…


Added by Ion Braga on June 23, 2013 at 21:00 — No Comments

International Telecentre Multimedia Academy project gained the momentum

In the very end of May the 2nd partners’ meeting of international Telecentre Multimedia Academy project was held in Granada. Hosted by Spanish partner organization Esplai the meeting reviewed project achievements and coordinated further activities of the project as well as opened a possibility to introduce the project to the participants of the Global…


Added by Karolina Jasvinaite on June 13, 2013 at 9:49 — No Comments

BIID - Market Linkage Program for e-krishok farmers

Bangladesh is largely an agriculture based economy where a major portion of its population is directly or indirectly involved in agricultural activities. However, this sector has largely remained unaffected in terms of advancement of modern technologies and ICTs.

With the aim of finding a solution for market linkages in the field of agriculture and also keeping in…


Added by Ofelia CAZACU on June 11, 2013 at 0:40 — No Comments

"Where flowers bloom, so does hope", Lady Bird Johnson

Floriculture is growing fast in Jessore, BIID is working with the flower producers for developing business plan, crop insurance and market linkages by integrating ICT.

In the image, a farmer…


Added by Ofelia CAZACU on June 10, 2013 at 23:49 — No Comments

Dr M. Asaduzzaman urged the government to focus on boosting agricultural production and expand its marketing

Dr. M. Asaduzzaman, former Research Director of the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS),  urged the government to focus on boosting agricultural production and expand its marketing, specially focus on research and development.

Read the rest of the interview on bdnews24.com at:…


Added by Ofelia CAZACU on June 10, 2013 at 23:41 — No Comments

Batighar (lighthouse) : Guiding People to Development

In November 2008, Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) launched its own telecentre and co-branded it as Batighar (lighthouse) with a vision to develop it into an R&D facility to try out new service, service delivery tools/techniques, service mix (bundling).

Batighar has been the lab center where various operation and service related…


Added by Ofelia CAZACU on June 10, 2013 at 23:00 — No Comments

BIID`s participation at the Spark13 Conference

The Spark13 Conference, also known as the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres, was held on 28-29 May 2013 in Granada, Spain and was organized by Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF), Telecentre-Europe, the National Society Information Agency of Korea (NIA), and Red Guadalinfo, a project promoted by the Junta de Andalucía and eight provincial councils, which is managed by the Fernando de…


Added by Ofelia CAZACU on June 10, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments

Telecentre Europe May 2013 Newsletter


Added by Unite-IT Manager on June 5, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments

Enjoy the conference and when you leave it, please try to change the world

Social media report from the Spark conference

 27 May 2013, Granada

Spark 2013 was the conference that many of us have been looking forward to. Over a thousand people from the information and communication technology for development (ICT4D) sector as well as private, public, and nonprofit organizations from around the globe participated in the sessions, wandering around, sharing their experience, exploring different cases and hunting for new…


Added by Karolina Jasvinaite on June 4, 2013 at 8:48 — No Comments

TCF announces partnership with ChangeCorp

Telecentre.org Foundation (TCF) and ChangeCorp announced today, May 28, 2013, a partnership between the two organizations for the benefit of telecentre women across the globe.

In a brief segment at the Spark 13 conference (also known as the 4th Global Forum on Telecentres) in Granada, Spain, TCF’s Director of Operations Tess Camba and ChangeCorp CEO…


Added by Ion Braga on June 3, 2013 at 13:06 — No Comments

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