RANET Project

Details of the organization
Bureau of Meteorology
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: No

Information about the project
RANET Project
RANET is an international collaboration to make weather, climate and related information more accessible to remote and resource poor populations. RANET undertakes this mission in order to aid day-to-day resource decisions and preparation against natural hazards. The program combines innovative technologies with appropriate applications and partnerships at the community level in order to ensure that the networks it creates serve the entirety of community information needs. Community ownership and partnership is the core principle of RANET's sustainability strategy.
International implementation
Ongoing from
US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Met Service New Zealand First Voice International AusAID.

WSIS information
* Access to information and knowledge
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
  • Develop a global partnership for development
  • Project
  • Website
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No