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Income generation project for rural female farmers using ict (igpf) akinori

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Income generation project for rural female farmers using ict (igpf) akinori

  1. 1. Income generation project for ruralfemale farmers using ICT (IGPF) Ashir Ahmed, Akinori Ozaki, Kazuo Ogata, Ikuo Miyajima, Takuzou Osugi Kyushu University, JICA-IGPF Project Coordinator: Dr. Akinori Ozaki www.e-asia.org
  2. 2. What is IGPF? - 3 years project started from June 2010 Proposed by Kyushu University Funded by JICA Supported by BSMRAU Grameen Communication Center Signing Ceremony WIN-inc. @ JICA Bangladesh Office IGPF aim at income generation for farmers by providing the knowledge for semi-organic farming information thorough Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Income generation project for rural female farmers using ICT (IGPF) www.e-asia.org
  3. 3. IGPF Model Village Kapasia, Gazipur Ekhlaspur, Matlab Model farmer: 15 Model farmer: 22 Female farmer: 4 Female farmer: 4 DHAKA Rationale for Selection - Agriculture centric socio-economy -Lack of advance agricultural knowledge and technology - Limited market choice - Availability of female headed households - Availability of Tele-center IGPF communicate with famer directly Tele-center is the key station for IGPF through our staffs and ICT tools. Income generation project for rural female farmers using ICT (IGPF) www.e-asia.org
  4. 4. IGPF Roles Agri. Sector -Providing semi-organic farming knowledge through training -Supervising farming -Getting market information ICT Sector -Helping real time ICT communication By these assistance -Distributing digital farming information from IGPF -Making database for farming -Creating new market channel Rural Farmer can … Make good quality -Communicate directly with IGPF supervisor organic crops -Know the information for semi-organic farming -Get proper and new market information Generate their income Income generation project for rural female farmers using ICT (IGPF) www.e-asia.org
  5. 5. About IGPF ICT -Tele-Center based information service Farming Knowledge Dissemination ・Farming Knowledge Contents ・Crop Calendar Tele-Center based information service Farmer’s Real Time communication with Experts =IGPF open up tele-center to ・Skype Communication ・Web Chat Communication the model farmer =IGPF conduct a lot of ICT Farmer’s Direct Communication with Buyer training for the farmers ・IGPF e-Agriculture System help to make Communication Web knowledge Contents Skype discussion at tele-center ICT lecture Income generation project for rural female farmers using ICT (IGPF) www.e-asia.org
  6. 6. More Detail about IGPF ICT –IGPF e-Agriculture e- Agriculture is an application which help for… Farmer can … Agri. Expert Can …-upload the cultivation information for selling -provide farming advice and suggestion-get semi-organic farming knowledge -monitor farming activities At tele-center INTERNETMobile IVR Server IVR Server Mobilephone Database Database phone INTERNET Buyer can … Consumer can …- know crop information -know crop information- order to farmer for crop purchasing -buy the crop By using mobile phone, user can hear voice navigation guidance and can update the information into database. Data base information are to be opened to website. Income generation project for rural female farmers using ICT (IGPF) www.e-asia.org
  7. 7. Thank you for your attention For more detail information Visit IGPF booth & IGPF website http://igpf.gramweb.net/ www.e-asia.org
  8. 8. More Detail about IGPF ICT – How to gather/distribute the information? BIGBUS system Farmer BIGBUS System <IVR> automated phone system Get the crop information Input the farming information e- Agriculture Consumer Buyer Choice the good product Income generation project for rural female farmers using ICT (IGPF) www.e-asia.org
  9. 9. More Detail about IGPF ICT –IGPF e-Agriculturee- Agriculture is an application for whole agricultural activities Features Agri. Expert -Farming knowledge dissemination -Real time communication with expert INTERNET Buyer -Farming activity and status monitoring by expert -Farmer’s direct communication with market agent Consumer INTERNET knowledge dissemination At Village Computer Tel CENTER IP Phone INTERNET Farmer Mobile Phone Database GSM Network IVR Server Income generation project for rural female farmers using ICT (IGPF) www.e-asia.org
  10. 10. IGPF Organization Japan International Cooperation Agency - Financial Sponsor Kyushu University -Project Management - Technical Supervisor for ICT and Agri. -Product Quality Monitoring BSMRAU -Provide Farming Knowledge - Technical Supervisor for Agri. -Facility support Grameen Communication Center -Tele center Management - Technical Supervisor for ICT - ICT Management -Content Digitization Win-incorporate -Dissemination through ICT - Technical Supervisor for ICT -Training and Monitoring IGPF Agri. Expert Duty Expert for Agri. Agri. Sector Field Supervisor Resident Director Coordinator Staff Tech. Operator at village ICT Sector ICT Expert Tech. Administrator Income generation project for rural female farmers using ICT (IGPF) www.e-asia.org

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