ICT in Indian Agriculture
ICT in Indian Agriculture

[This article was published in the February 2006 issue of the eGov Magazine (http://www.egovonline.net) ]

The latest Situation Assessment Survey of Farmers, 2005 of NSSO (http://mospi.nic.in/mospi_nsso_rept_pubn.htm) observes that the average monthly per capita expenditure (MPCE) of a farm house hold is just Rs 503 in 2003 across regions, classes and income groups with 27 per cent of farmers not liking farming while 40 per cent felt that given the option they prefer other career, due to poor incomes.

Develop a global partnership for development
Develop a global partnership for development

[This article was published in the November 2005 issue of the eGov Magazine (http://www.egovonline.net) ]

Multistakeholder partnership denotes to a collaborative process which aims to bring together all major stakeholders in a new form of communication, decision-finding and possibly decision-making on a particular issue.

ICTD project workshop
ICTD project workshop

[This article was published in the July 2004 issue of the eGov Magazine (http://www.egovonline.net) ]

Organised by the National Institute for Smart Government (NISG), the Make ICTs work for people:

Marketplace of Ideas
Marketplace of Ideas

[This article was published in the October 2003 issue of the eGov Magazine (http://www.egovonline.net) ]

People need support and motivation to understand why it is worth their time and money to acquire these new tools and learn how to use them.

Online: Forum on gender and ICT
Online: Forum on gender and ICT

[This article was published in the October 2003 issue of the eGov Magazine (http://www.egovonline.net) ]

The economic and political marginalization of women, especially in developing countries, is leading to their stunted growth.

ICTs for poverty reduction
ICTs for poverty reduction

[This article was published in the July 2003 issue of the eGov Magazine (http://www.egovonline.net) ]

ICT applications in developing countries are often part of an overall strategy for economic growth, relying on the trickle-down effect to those in poverty…. Moreover, poverty is more than just a lack of income.

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