Grants:IdeaLab/Appointing Wikipedia as database in agricultural and educational systems in Benin

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Appointing Wikipedia as database in agricultural and educational systems in Benin
We're planning to take Wikipedia as a databank for education and agriculture in Benin so as to spread its advantages.
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Carl Zona
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created on23:04, 20 January 2018 (UTC)


Who are the people you want to introduce Wikipedia to?[edit]

As Wikipedia content datas about all, it's an encyclopedia, it would be presented to Students in quality of ressource for their studies and to farmers as a bank of information or advice to enhance the level or the rate of agricultural production.

In what languages do they search for information, online or otherwise?[edit]

As Benin is a French country, the main language in which they'll search for information is French but they can also be formed to search for what they want in English, talking about the students for example.

In what ways does this group communicate with each other?[edit]

For this project, the best would be talk directly with the concerned people, meaning conferences would be the better way to focus students and farmers on the advantages of the Organization

What are some reasons this group would use Wikipedia? How would they benefit from it, or what would they find useful?[edit]

Wikipedia by its extension can be use in Benin's school as a documentary database for learning. Also Wikipedia by its agricultural contents can come in help to certains farmers in their works. In conclusion it can be used to develop many sectors in Benin.

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What language Wikipedia projects will you promote to new readers?[edit]

English, French

How will you communicate with new readers? Will you be communicating with them online, in-person, or both?[edit]

I think both because we need sometimes a 'porte-à-porte' to develop these projects

Describe your idea to engage new readers. How might it be implemented? What will you tell people about Wikipedia?[edit]

Think about the steps that might involved to make this idea happen, and what you might teach people about your experience or others' experiences using Wikipedia.
First they should 'talking about the readers' what is Wikipedia and what are its advantages

How will you know if this project is successful? What are some outcomes that you can share after the project is completed?[edit]

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NTIC in French Nouvelles Technologies de l'Information et de la Communication are today an unavoidable way to develop African countries. So I guess the project would be a succes

Do you think you can implement this idea? What support do you need?[edit]

Do you need people with specific skills or resources to complete this idea? Are there any financial needs for this project? Do you need advising from Wikimedia Foundation staff?
First of all, there isn't in Benin, I think till today any Wikimediafoundation Center. We need advising from Wikimedia Foundation staff and also financial needs to establish a Center in Benin for it should be well-known

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About the idea creator[edit]

I've been using Wikimediafoundation and I deduce it would be a perfect way to spread and share its contents to all the world in particular in Benin


  • Project manager I'd like to manage this project for its success Carl Zona (talk) 23:06, 20 January 2018 (UTC)


  • This project would change the face of many sectors in this country and would get the Wikimedia Foundation more well-known by all Carl Zona (talk) 07:17, 21 January 2018 (UTC)

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