27 July 2009

Knowledge portal in India to help farmers deal with climate change

A recent conference in India saw the launch of 'Bhoogyan' - an Integrated Knowledge System on Climate Change Adaptation. This ICT-based knowledge delivery system aims to help poor communities adapt to changing climate. Arun Seth, Chairman, British Telecom India, commented: "While technology should be used as an enabler; sufficiency can only come through knowledge."

To help people around the world get involved in climate protection efforts, OneWorld has also launched the OneClimate.net Web site, a social networking space for sharing ideas and experiences on climate change.

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