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APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun
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APR Workshop 2010-ICT4R-Mongolia-Batpurev Batchuluun

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  • 1. ICT4RL session at IFAD event, Nanning, China, 1-3 Nov 2010 B.Batpurev CEO, InfoCon Co.,Ltd Email: [email_address] / Website: www.infocon.mn Mongolia
  • 2. Mongolian Rural families Herders – 170,000 families or 400,000 people 60% are young people below 35 years old Farmers – 130,000 families or 300,000 people Mongolia: Land - 1,564,115.75 km 2 ; Population - 2,736,800 ; GDP (ppp) per capita - US$3,481
  • 3. Mongolian Agriculture sector in a glance Source: Dugarjav Ganpurev, FIFTA
  • 4. Harvested Area and Collected Harvest of Wheat The output of livestock production comprises 86.5% of the total output of agricultural production Source: Dugarjav Ganpurev, FIFTA
  • 5. Planted Field and Collected Harvest of Potatoes The output of livestock production comprises 86.5% of the total output of agricultural production Source: Dugarjav Ganpurev, FIFTA
  • 6. Planted Field and Collected Harvest of Vegetables The output of livestock production comprises 86.5% of the total output of agricultural production
  • 7. Policy documents and national programs in Agriculture sector The output of livestock production comprises 86.5% of the total output of agricultural production
  • 8. Examples of ICT4RL projects…
  • 9. Prepares fortnightly report on pasture and agriculture land Growth of Pasture land 100kg / hector Tickness of snow , centimeter Pasture land usage/grazed
  • 10. New technologies for ICT4RL
    • Share information among PIU and other interested parties.
    • New technologies. It allows all levels of website users to create their own content at ease.
    • It is must to train people who are the main producers of content.
    • ICTs help project results dissemination and networking
    • Attach the website to Government’s ICT center. Which eliminates ICT support task from project.
    Stats since 2007: Total visitors:  146,755 Of 38,959 (27%) returning visitors Total page views:  581,119
  • 11. Price/Market watch project
    • Objective of Roaming Business is to improve the flow of business related information to nomadic rural communities in Inner and Outer Mongolia.
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    • Specific objectives:
    • Apply new ICT business information developments in support of dispersed nomadic rural communities , encouraging business-related information seeking behaviour amongst the sector
    • Strengthen the flow of information of nomad products between regions and Inner Mongolia and Mongolia
    • Create for the dissemination of the project results in other Asian countries and regions, such as PRCs Xinjiang Autonomous Region, and Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan).
  • 12. “ Business Information Agency” system architecture
    • 1 – Linux, Apache MySql, PHP and Drupal 2 – CENTOS, Asterisk, MYSQL, PHP and PHPAGI 3 – Mobigator for SMS and IVR
  • 13. “ Business Information Agency” SMS system
    • User sends/receives SMS to special number
      • 95960550, 95970550 and 99013039
    • One SMS costs ~ 1.5 US cent
    • Total number of users – 1300
      • Uvurkhangai – 200
      • Dornogobi – 240
      • Khuvsgul – 300
      • Khovd -260
      • Khentii – 200
      • Other provinces – 100
    • http://www.bia.mn/en/sendsms
  • 14. “ Business Information Agency” Integrated Voice Response (IVR) system
        • Integrated Voice Response (IVR)
          • 95960550, 95970550 and 99013039
      • Outgoing call
      • Incoming call
      • Leave voice message
      • Call redirecting
      • Place a call based on special SMS
      • Send special SMS after call
      • 1 minute calling costs ~ 4.5 US cent
      • http://www.bia.mn/en/ivrs
  • 15. Lessons learned
    • The result is that the SMS was mixed as the website is working, but the cost of managing and using the software is an issue.
    • The 3,000 client database was not a viable business model for local private business or NGO
    • The result of the IVR system was mixed. The concept and execution was good, but the deployment to usage was slow.
    • Due to developer from India: The internet connectivity was slow and thus during deployment the development meet many issues
  • 16. Conclusion
    • Problems in rural livelihoods can be solved by ICT.
      • But to implement ICT we have to find the right technology that can be accessed by the users.
    • Rural people are facing a digital divide,
      • do not have infrastructure (network, PC etc.,),
      • Appropriate information systems (web, software etc.,)
      • Lack of relevant content.
      • Lack of computer literacy etc.,
  • 17.
    • Thanks for your attention
    • Any questions welcome
    • Contact me at [email_address]
    • www.infocon.mn

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