Rice Knowledge Bank

Details of the organization
Bangladesh Rice Research Institute
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: Yes
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
Rice Knowledge Bank
Rice Knowledge Bank
Rice Knowledge Bank (RKB) is a treasure of rice knowledge. This is a dynamic source of knowledge that will be updated regularly to keep consistency with the latest innovations and users' feedback. The RKB contains rice knowledge to address the regional as well as national issues associated with rice production and training. It started with rice but extends promise to be expanded to non-rice technologies in future. Most of the Contents, materials , training manuals have been prepared in Bangla, which are easy understandable to farmers and extension workers. The extension service providers are the immediate beneficiaries of the RKB. However, ultimately farmers will be benefited from it. Everyone can free download Rice Knowledge Bank apps from google play store. The main sections of RKB: • Rice cultivation methods • Boro Rice varieties and production methods • Aman Rice varieties and production methods • Aus Rice varieties and production methods • Soil and fertilizer management • Rice insects and their management • Rice diseases and their management • Quality rice seed production and preservation methods • Irrigation and water management • Training • Photo Gallery
National implementation: Bangladesh
Completed from 07/11/2014 to 30/12/2015
Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) Multimedia Content & Communications (MCC) Ltd. ICT Division

WSIS information
      * E-agriculture
  • Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
  • Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Goal 6: Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
  • Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources
  • Goal 15: Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss
  • Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
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