BanglaOS in Bengali

The project started in 2008 in collaboration with UNESCO and the Ankur ICT Development Foundation in Bangladesh. The goal of the initiative is to develop and improve the core technologies to enable free software in Bangla (বাংলা). A second goal of the project is study and influence the local policies in the country to include the use of ICTs in local languages.

  • Project partners: Ankur ICT Development Foundation, UNESCO, and UNDP
  • Start/End Date: September 2008 to December 2012
  • Status: Active
  • Funders: Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) and UNDP
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