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ANIS2013_Keynote_Riaz Khan

  1. 1. Social Innovation and Technology at the Grassroots Riaz Khan Asian Institute of Technology
  2. 2. What do mean by technology?
  3. 3. Usually we are referring to information and communication!
  4. 4. Technology is more than just being connected.
  5. 5. Use of technology: credit derivatives vs. mobile phone payments.
  6. 6. And frequently we underestimate the logistical problem of grassroots work.
  7. 7. The last mile / 100 miles!
  8. 8. Constraints: inequality, finances, infrastructure, prejudice, insecurity,
  9. 9. Grameen Bank
  10. 10. Grameen Danone
  11. 11. Aravind Eye Hospital
  12. 12. Grameen GC Eye Care Hospital
  13. 13. Same treatment but differing charges
  14. 14. Grameen Shakti
  15. 15. Picture: Grameen Shakti
  16. 16. EMIN 2004
  17. 17. INFORMATION PRODUCTS National FFWC + Satellite Data Open Water Extent Map, 23 July 2004 National Flood Extent Map Example National River Situation Map Example (predicted extent in 24 hrs)
  18. 18. Community Based Flood Information Data FFWC forecast ( 24 hrs, 48 hrs) Conventional hydrologic data from site Satellite SAR Other Pilot Operational System daily flood maps & Products derived products Packaging the product for Users Communication and Dissemination Users Sample product community level Flood Mitigation Union Parisad, TNO, NGOs by Fax and Mobile Flood Mitigation Communities Madrasa School Bazar Local Club
  19. 19. Flag Networks for Community High Flood Water level will fall half-hath next 48 hrs Flood station signals Half-hath rise predicted Half-hath fall predicted Normal Flood Water level will fall half-hath next 48 hrs Easy Information media for direct delivery to the community, with improved lead-time and little or no literacy required. Information delivered through mobile phone
  20. 20. Flag Networks for Community
  21. 21. INFORMATION PRODUCTS for Community BULLETIN BOARD NETWORKS
  22. 22. Inundation Extent in Nagarpur Area Upazilla wise flood forecast bulletin
  23. 23. Relative Heights – 24hr Upazilla wise flood forecast bulletin
  24. 24. 16 July 2004 FFWC Data
  25. 25. Data Source: World Bank PovcalNet
  26. 26. Data Source: World Bank PovcalNet
  27. 27. Data Source: World Bank PovcalNet
  28. 28. Data Source: World Bank PovcalNet

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