Green Delta Insurance Company Limited (GDIC) and Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) recently signed a MoU to introduce crop insurance in Bangladesh.
"Farmers in Bangladesh suffer crop damage due to natural disasters and the impact of climate change which elicit huge financial losses every year. To reduce the risk of the farmer's vulnerability and cover their financial fatalities, our company signed a MoU with…
Posted on April 4, 2012 at 13:30
BIID conducted a study in Tanzania on development of business model in Telecentre jointly with TCRA and TTN.The study assessed the existing telecentres working in Tanzania and services offeredfor the rural communities. Based on findings and considering the social perpective, BIID recommended different kind of business models to cater demand of various categories of rural citizens. A service basket also framed in the report.
The Report is uploaded and available at:…Continue
Posted on February 8, 2012 at 2:05
e-Krishok is a highly innovative program linking existing infrastructures and investments into as a network for providing two way business support for Bangladesh's farmers.
Developing from a successful pilot phase in 2008 and with support from and partnerships with Katalyst, Grameenphone, ACI and others e-Krishok has just launched its nationwide scaling up initiative to bring information and other services to rural…
Posted on December 12, 2011 at 12:44
Agriculture is the dominating economic contributor in Bangladesh and employed the biggest portion of population. We always heard many initiatives to promote agriculture and increase production capacity, but only few initiatives have been taken to commercialize agriculture to ensure 'Better price' of the produces. This is not simple, it is complex and possibly that's why government is taking the short cut ways. We have not seen any effective initiatives has been taken to disseminate updated…Continue
Posted on August 22, 2011 at 8:00