mAgri working group meeting in Dhaka

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The mAgri grantee kick off workshop was organised by GSMA in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 27th August 2014. The objective was to generate ideas and make the grantee aware about the working with GSMA and its global content partner CABI. The workshop was attended by the representatives from GSMA, CABI India, FROG, Grameen Phone Bangladesh, Dialog Sri Lanka, Vodafone Ghana and Bangla Trac Miaki Bangladesh. GSMA discussed about the objective of the mAgri grant and invited partners to discuss and set expectations with each other.

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Content Workshop

Eastern Zone trainigParticipants from EZ

Participative training program organised for the content teams 

of Eastern Zone and Northern Zone 

On 11 March, 2013 and on 10 April, 2013, Content Workshops were organised for two zones viz. Eastern zone and Northern zone respectively by IKSL in association with CABI. The program was focussed on developing good content management practices. Entire program was conducted in 5 different modules.

On 11 March, in  Bhubaneswar program was organised for Eastern zone, where content team and sales team from Bihar, Odisha and West Bengal participated. For Northern zone, the program was organised in Chandigarh, where the content team of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan participated.

Participants felt that the entire program was quite interesting, informative and participatory.  They shared that the various modules in the program have helped them to provide in depth insight about content management practices, this would help them in building robust knowledge management system.

Participants from NZTraining program for NZ

mKisan service in 6 states

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Service is successfully running in 6 states

mKisan service is up and running successfully in all the target six states viz. Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra.

Under this service, information is disseminated to farmers through mobile phone in the form Interactive Voice Response (IVR). Farmer can easily avail the information on various package of practices related different crops , including information plant protection and information related livestock by using this service.

mKisan Planning Workshop

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mKisan Planning Workshop was a kick off workshop for the project mKisan organised in the CABI- South Asia Office from 26/06 to 28/06/12.

The mKisan planning workshop basically entailed to bring all consortium partners and supporting organisation (GSMA) on a single platform to discuss and finalise various operational matters and the working plan of the project. This helped all the connsortium partners to proceed to our set targets and accomplish the desired goal of the project effectively.

The workshop ended successfully with the finalisation of work plan for the project and with the setting up of milestones to be achieved. Beside this it brought clear understanding of the contribution and deliverables to be made by each consortium partners.