Wednesday, February 27, 2008


An example of Indian Agricultural Extension videos being shared through you tube. is a "global initiative to enhance sustainable agricultural development and food security by improving the use of information, communication, and associated technologies in the sector."

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Open Source Data Entry Software for Mobiles

"EpiSurveyor is a free, open source tool enabling anyone to very easily create a handheld data entry form, collect data on a mobile device, and then transfer the data back to a desktop or laptop for analysis -- without expensive consultants, software subscriptions, or long-term contracts.

Coming soon: EpiSurveyor running on Windows Mobile, Symbian phones (and other Java-enabled devices)."

Potentially adaptable for agricultural field data capture?

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Web desktop targets 'cybernomads'

A virtual desktop aimed at users who access the web via cybercafes is attracting interest from organisations set up to bridge the digital divide more