Managing AGRI Knowledge Diffusion in Rural IndiaPresentation Transcript
MANAGING AGRI-KNOWLEDGE DIFFUSION IN RURAL INDIA From the lab to the field & The user managed return loop Prof. Jayanta Chatterjee, IME Dept., IIT Kanpur Prof. T.V. Prabhakar, CSE Dept., IIT Kanpur R URL: www.dealindia.org
Poor literacy rate
– low use of textual information
Absence of info in vernacular languages and multiplicity of languages.
It is costly to create-maintain and update digital content in this domain
CHALLENGES ON THE SOFTSIDE
Deliverables from the DEAL project:
Ecology like self managed growth model of the digital knowledge base.
An ontology & metadata system that supports the knowledge archiving & retrieval reuse in Indian Agriculture and rural livelihood domain.
Web based services for digital content aggregation and delivery to agriculture and rural livelihood related portals.
Search tools for automated assistance to Digital Content Management in Hindi and other local languages for the backend operation of Kissan Response and Village Knowledge Centers.
Web National Krishi resources Radio Sharamik Bharti Mobile DEAL International Agriculture resources KVK ICAR Agriculture Universities Institutes ICRISAT FAO Other NGO’s Deployment Partners CSA HBTI MANAGE IIPR Standardised Information Collection & Dissemination Rural Citizen TV Performance जन ज्ञान ज्ञान धारा Conceptual Architecture for a self managed ecosystem
http://www.dealindia.org KisanBlog ( Audio Blog) Click here for English Click here for Hindi News posting DEAL RSS Reader & Feader Weather Report Video Clips News Archive for Agriculture Articles Documents & PPTs
1 2 3 4 Fruits Mango Description of Mango Taxonomy of Mango Hindi
5 6 8 7 Fruits Mango Description of Mango Taxonomy of Mango English
9 12 10 11 Video Content Image Content Audio content
13 14 16 15 KVK Unnao Local Crops Profiles of KVK Scientists Add Local Knowledge of Crops Local knowledge of crops Image Gallery Knowledge Creation tool
31 32 33 34 35 Homepage of KISANBLOG Steps of Posting is as following
44 45 46 47 Click to see agrovoc in hindi Search term Click to see more info.
Evangelising and Socialisation of AGROVOC-Hindi
The interface was tough to use by the agriculture people
Needed a more intuitive interface
41 Description of Fruits Visual info. of Fruits
42 Selected item info. Will be shown
Agropedia Architecture Content management Knowledge management User Interface Meta tags RDF.. Raw Data on Disk PDF, Word, JPEG,.. Knowledge Model Concept Maps, Ontologies.. Visualizations GraphViz, .. User Interface GUI, Search