Wednesday, February 18, 2009

e-dairy Extention

Improving the productivity of Dairy and Agriculture base activities at village level by facilitating just in time information, on hand appropriate technology application and data required for achieving a justifiable contribution by creating direct service provider and marketing linkages.


Department of Animal Production &Health
National Livestock Development Board
Veterinary Research Institute
Private Sector/NGO Service Providers
Private Sector Suppliers
Dairy Farmers


Usage of ICT [mobile phones] at households and within the village in improving their communication gaps.
Additional income for women at house hold level through increased milk yields/increased carving rates for the 1000 dairy farmers targeted.
Youth are to be recognized as important partners of rural development and carrying in new technology application at village level.


Dambadeniya Development Foundation
International Manthan Award Winner 2008 for ICT4D
Funded By
ICTA -Srilanka
Dambadeniya Development Foundation
Coordinated by
Ministry of Livestock Development

e-Dairy Extension Program - Startup Workshop on 19th of February 2009

Dr.Asoka Kodithuwakku - Additional Secretary - Ministry of Livestock Development with Mr Sunil Rodrigo-Senior Manager DDF and Provincial Director North Central Dr.Hrath

Formation of Stack Holder Forum with officials from private and public sector

Innovation on e-dairy ICT application - Veterinary Surgeons at the workshops finalizing the SMS codes systems

Dr .Bandara testing the process

Onway forward with relevant SMS code system for all stack holders with common understanding.

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