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Project ID: 1206346155
Entity: Bangladesh - Society for Economic and Basic Advancement (SEBA)
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Activity: Promoting ICT for poverty alliviation and bringing the benefits of ICT to the rural communities.
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Activity description: To ensure successful implementation of Plan of Action of WSIS, SEBA initiated ICT for Development Program Bangladesh. Under this program,SEBA developed business model to serve the rural communities through profit. In this process, SEBA do the following activities - - Developing and facilitating establishment of sustainable business model of telecenters in rural areas of Bangladesh. - Develop services for the center - Capacity building of the center owner & operators and - Building awareness among the local communities. SEBA has also joined as a member in the national forum of telecenters - Bangladesh Telecenter Network (BTN)
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Entity from: Asia and Pacific - Bangladesh
Geographical coverage of the activity: National
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development [Partnerships]
Theme 2. Information and communication infrastructure
Theme 3. Access to information and knowledge
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life [E-government] [E-business] [SME competitiveness] [E-employment] [Expanding income gaps] [Professional training] [E-environment] [Protect environment] [E-agriculture]
Theme 8. Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content
Theme 11. International and regional cooperation
Theme 12. Achieving WSIS targets (PoA, Section B)
Theme 13. Digital Solidarity Agenda (PoA, Section D)
Theme 14. Follow-up and evaluation (PoA, Section E)
Theme 15. Towards WSIS Phase 2 (Tunis) (PoA, Section F)
Related MDGs:
MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 5. Improve maternal health
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
Activity type: Project, Programme, Training initiative
Time scale: Ongoing
Partners: Bangladesh Telecenter Network (BTN)


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