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Slide 1 Linking individuals to innovation Agriculture, cultivation and angling New advancements & native engagement: Practices and effects from nation cases WSIS Follow-up Viola Krebs, Executive Director of ICVolunteers ITU, 13 May 2010 Involve. Create. Volunteer .

Slide 2 About ICV Objective of Context Needs Tools

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About ICV International Non-Profit Organization working in correspondences: Information and Communication Technologies Culture and Languages Conference Support Linking Knowledge with requirements Volunteer Network of volunteers from 180 nations: 11.000 individuals

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About ICV: Projects since creation Offices & Representations Projects executed since creation

Slide 5 Objective Citizen cooperation and consideration of ranchers, herders and anglers for them to have the capacity to better offer their items Mali and Senegal specifically Sahel Region

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Mali/Senegal: Situation Farmers Herders Fishermen fundamental mainstay of African countries

Slide 7 Senegal Literacy rate: 41-46% (aggregate), male: 53.5%, female: 39.6% (2007) Zones in Senegal Guédé-Chantier : rice, onions, tomatoes, vegetables Mbam : peanuts, shrimps Meckhe : cultivation items, peanuts

Slide 8 Mali Literacy rate: 46.4% (aggregate), male: 53.5%, female: 39.6% (2003 est.) Zones pilotes au Mali Tombouctou : creatures, angling and rice Ségou : distinctive sorts of oats, rice, millet, farming items, fish Sikasso : ignames, mangos, patateos, natural products, farming items, cotton

Slide 9 Partners Local: Primatures, Ministères de l\'Agriculture, de la Jeunesse et des Sports, des Nouvelles Technologies de l\'Information et de la Communication (NTIC), National Civic Service of Senegal (SCN), presse écrite, radios communautaires, télévisions nationales, associations d\'agriculteurs, Eco-Village Network of Senegal, CRESP/EREV/GENSEN, Communauté Oulad Nagim, Eco-Commune de Guédé-Chantier, Conjedev, Youth and ICT_Mali, Société Nationale d\'Aménagement et d\'Exploitation des Terres du Delta du Fleuve Sénégal (SAED), Association des Municipalités du Mali (AMM), Manobi International: Organization Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)

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Mali/Senegal: Situation Many of them: Are uneducated Do not communicate in French (but rather Pulaar, Wolof, Serere, Bambara, Tamasheq, Songhay, Hassaniya, and so forth.) Live in zones where power is not accessible Have never touched a PC

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Mali/Senegal: Situation However, they: Know the issues identified with horticulture, cultivation and angling Can enormously profit by the data accessible: To better offer their items To enhance cultivating practices To assemble a feasible society (constraining pesticides and an excessive amount of manure, and so forth.)

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Mali/Senegal: Situation Information accessible

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Availability of the Internet Source: ITU

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Slide 24 Mobile telephones Estimated populace of Senegal: 13,7 million tenants (2009) 5,4 million cellular telephones (2008), implying that 2.5 individuals have a cellular telephone 42.2% of the populace is matured under 15 years, the proportion for individuals more seasoned than 15 is twofold Estimated populace for Mali: 13,4 million (2009) 3,4 million cell telephones (2008), which means With 48.3% of the populace more youthful than 15 years, the proportion of individuals more than 15 having a cell telephone is amost twofold

Slide 25 Means Collect information: Animating the Internet stage, administration device for the comprehension of the necessities of agriculturists, herders and anglers, and specialists Dialog and evaluate needs: through survey and direct meetings decide desires and comprehend the necessities Provide Training: Provide preparing for connectors (volunteers, group radio columnists, ladies) at the of the day to prepare mentors, with multiplier impact

Slide 26 Means Research & Document: Present issues of agriculturists, anglers and herders so they are better comprehended by approach creators and the overall population Information spread: To give data expected to group columnists so they can deliver radio projects for agriculturists, herders and anglers To work with SMS dispersion administrations (Manobi)

Slide 27 poll N = 100

Slide 28 aftereffects of study Specific needs and issues distinguished: Availability of water/contamination Extreme climate Animal Diseases Plant parasites High costs of essential wares Sales items Bank credits Marketing of items Locusts and different catastrophes

Slide 30 Toolbox Community Radio Websites Written Press Mobile telephones SMS Talking capacities Telecentre

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Improve circumstance of ranchers Given the foundation and setting a joint bundle of: Information center points Adapted and significant utilization of portable innovation Community Radios

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Improve circumstance of agriculturists Given the base and setting a joint bundle of: Political will and enhancing taxpayer driven organizations Mobile innovation arrangements and valuing of them – to make them accessible to individuals Linking field with college work Capacity building

Slide 33 Issues within reach Citizen engagement and investment, base up Have individuals help themselves Ownership Contents

Slide 34 Senegal Farmers, herders and anglers speak to an imperative part of the populace Many of them are unskilled Many of them don\'t communicate in French

Slide 35 More Info

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