i4d Weekly Newsletter, 6 - 12 July, 2007
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NEWS


AGRICULTURE
Farm women plan mobile vending unit in Tamil Nadu (India)
Get your land records from Bhoomi's kiosks


COMMUNITY RADIO
UNESCO launches school community radio in the Caribbean
Coming soon, community radio in Chandigarh, India


e-COMMERCE
Credit bureau in data-sharing deal


e-GOVERNANCE
Union cabinet approves funds for Indian's e-Project in Africa
IBM solution for Finnish defence forces (FDF)
World Bank supports Bangladesh's efforts to improve public procurement system
ICT Solutions for Brunei's e-Government
Indian President launches e-Court project
AP's e-Procurement project receives UN Award
Pavia city launches ePavia for citizens
Spain Govt. adopts Law on Citizens
DEWA achieves 98 percent in delivery of e-Services
CESO initiates e-Gov project in Philippines
IT Leads eye on e-Gov projects
President Kalam asks for creating e-governance grid in India
Cisco, Microsoft, EMC form alliance for protecting government information
Governance matters from 1996 to 2006: World Bank Report
UK Study: e-Gov goes t-Gov


EDUCATION
Learnsmart launches online academic tool for Indian students
MBD launches online tutorial service for Indian students
Standford University launches m-Learning project in Africa
World Bank supports Indonesia's Teacher Improvement Program
PM of India asks for reforms in higher education
Malaysia Education Ministry allocates RM15mil for ICT studies
McGraw-Hill offers interactive learning program through iPod


GENERAL
Ugandan Mps approves government to borrow $30 m from China
Progress towards attaining MDGs


HEALTH
Migiro urges comprehensive approach to tackle ‘feminization of AIDS’
ETRI's new mobile sensor system for seniors detects falls
New York State Health Dept. launches EPHT website
Check personal health records via ICE technology


LIVELIHOODS
The World Bank extends Poverty Reduction support to Burkina Faso
ADB's Program for Tajikistan Stresses Rural Development and Regional Cooperation
BRICs Emerges as Employment Provider
More than half the world is now urban: UN Report


SME/SMB
Big business are going green
Planning Commission's measures for MSMEs in India
Microsoft Plans Canada Software Centre
East Asia may face slowdown of economy
Dell's new product for small businesses


TECHNOLOGY
India becomes more Internet savvy
Use of ICTs on turtles
Microsoft's new Desktop PC allows seven people to use single microprocessor
Japan and ADB support heating supply in Mongolia's remote rural areas


TELECENTRE
Unimas to set up more rural ICT projects
Reliance, SREI team up for info kiosks in India
ISRO plans to set up more village resource centers in India


TELECOMMUNICATIONS
World Bank grants US $8 million fund to Mongolia
Dialog Telekom launches CDMA fixed wireless network in Sri-Lanka


WIRELESS
Over 11,000 Monthly Users of Portland Wi-Fi Network

INTERVIEW
Name: Chris S. Thomas
Publish Date: 06 May 2007
Designation & Organisation: Chief Strategist Intel Corporation
ANNOUNCEMENT
i4d Award2007
Organisations: CSDMS
Last Date: July 15, 2007

Young Social Entrepreneurs’ Forum @ GK3
Location: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia
Date: 11-13 December 2007
Last Date: 15 August, 2007

2007 Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP) Competition
Organisations: Global Development Network and Japan Government
Last Date: August 20, 2007

UNESCO Prize for Rural Communication $ 20,000
Location: UNESCO Headquarters, France
Date: 26 to 28 March 2008

IFC and FT's Essay Competition Encourages Innovation
Organisations: Rural Marketing Agencies Association of India (RMAAI) & NASSCOM
Last Date: September 30, 2007

EVENTS
Euro-India ICT Co-operation Research Collaboration Workshops
Location: IIT Delhi, IIT Mumbai
Date: September 17, 2007, September 21, 2007

ICET 2007
Date: 11 to 13 December 2007
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


JOBS
Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
Location: New Delhi
Last Date: August 15, 2007
Email: IntlRecruit@abtassoc.com

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