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The participatory action research intervention PROTIC has been initiated to begin specifically addressing women’s economic empowerment in agriculture for resilience. The project partially fulfil the knowledge management requirement of ‘Resilience through Economic Empowerment, Climate Change Adaptation, Leadership and Learning (REECALL) Program’, which considers economic development, women’s transformative leadership, rights and governance, and Climate Change adaptation and disaster risk reduction are the pillars for the development of poor, marginalized and vulnerable people towards resilience.

DIGITAL SERVICES

The project participants are equipped with smart phones and are trained on the use of the device along with internet use. Information regarding agriculture and agro metrological are being provided to them through SMS, Out Bound Dialler (OBD), Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and Call Centre support. Communities are also being acquainted with social media platforms like Facebook, Youtube, hardware and software like camera, internet, games and different modes of mobile apps (both in online and offline) through continuous training, consultation meetings, workshops and seminars
SMARTPHONE
OUTBOUND DIALING
INTERACTIVE VOICE RESPONSE
CALL CENTER
ANDROID APP (OFFLINE)

PRODUCTS

PROTIC KRISHI SHEBA
Maize (Bhutta) App

TEAM

DR. LARRY STILLMAN
Senior Research Fellow, Lead Researcher Oxfam Monash PROTIC Project, Monash University, Australia
DR. TOM DENISON
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, Australia
TAPAS RANJAN CHAKRABORTY
ICT & Development Coordinator, OXFAM in Bangladesh, Dhaka
TAHMINA KHAN TITHI
Project Officer-ICT and Development, OXFAM in Bangladesh, Dhaka

A SELFIE THAT REFLECTS HAPPINESS!

PARTNERS

There are total ten partner organisations grouped as development, Technical and Academic partners working with PROTIC
POLLISREE

Pollisree is a local Non-Governmental organization was established in February 1987 implementing various socio-economic activities for development of poor and oppressed people.

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SHUSHILAN

Shushilan is a national Non Government Organization for development of eco-sensitive community, established in 1991 and ever change its inception started working to address the problems of coastal people related to resoruce management and good governance.

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CNRS

CNRS(Center for Natural Resource Studies) is a non-government, non-political development organization formed in 1993 focuses on ecological management of floodplain ecosystem through community based management approaches.

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WINMIAKI

Win Miaki Ltd. works for the development of agriculture sector in Bangladesh. We call it as low cost agricultural input helpline where farmers get the advanced agri information on agriculture, livestock, fisheries and nutrition empowering farmers through access to information on local market trends via ICT.

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UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA

The University of Dhaka (also known as Dhaka University or simply DU), is the oldest university in modern Bangladesh. Established in 1921 during the British Raj, it has made significant contributions to the modern history of Bangladesh

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SHAHJALAL UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) was established in 1987. The only university of its kind at that time, it started it's journey on the 13th of February 1991 with only three departments

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BANGABANDHU SHEIKH MUJIBUR RAHMAN AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) is a government-financed 13th public university of Bangladesh. It is located at Salna, Gazipur.

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KHULNA UNIVERSITY

Khulna University is a public university in Bangladesh. It is situated at Gollamari, Khulna, Bangladesh, by the river Moyur, beside the Khulna-Satkhira highway. The academic programs of Khulna University started on 31 August 1991 with 80 students in four disciplines.

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HAJEE MOHAMMAD DANESH SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University is the first Science and Technology University in the northern region of Bangladesh. 

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BEGUM ROKEYA UNIVERSITY

Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur named after a legendary woman scholar Begum Rokeya who pioneered and promoted female education in Indo-Pak-Bangla subcontinent, is located in the city of Rangpur, in the north east zone of Bangladesh. 

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BANGLADESH INSTITUTE OF ICT IN DEVELOPEMENT

Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) is a distinct inclusive business initiative to support development and promotion of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based services. 

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UNITED INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

United International University is a private university approved by the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and University Grants Commission (UGC).

 

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INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT (ICCCAD)

The International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) is one of the leading research and capacity building organisations working on climate change and development in Bangladesh.

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JAHANGIRNAGAR UNIVERSITY

Jahangirnagar University is one of the top public universities in Bangladesh established in 1970 and located in Savar.

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UNIVERSITY OF LIBERAL ARTS BANGLADESH

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh is a private university approved by the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and University Grants Commission (UGC).

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CONTACT US


OXFAM in Bangladesh
Level 8 (Southern Side), Raowa Complex,
VIP Road, Mohakhali, Dhaka - 1206, Bangladesh
Phone: +880 - 2- 58813607-8
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/bangladesh

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