The municipality recognizes the vital role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in local governance and management and the importance of interactive eLearning courses in the effective delivery of basic education.
The Boac Community eCenter plays an important role in the municipality’s ICT programs and…
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Over 350 students, trainers, and educators gathered in Manila for a series of United Nations led events aiming to enhance information and communication technology for development (ICTD) capacity for youth in the Philippines and the ASEAN sub-region.
ASEAN Sub-regional Workshop and Technical Talks on ICTD for youth…
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North of Pakistan Mostly comprises of Hilly areas. Although this is difficult to believe but this is a FACT that out of TOP TEN PEAKS in the world, Pakistan has Top Seven Peaks.Continue
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Worldwide consultation launched that aims at building an inclusive Information Society for allContinue
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The International Information and Communications Technologies for Development is calling for abstracts for its ICTD2013 Pre-Conference Symposium and Workshop for Emerging Scholars under the theme 'Opening Up the ICT ecosystem through Inclusion, Training and Dialogue,' taking place from 2-6 December 2013.
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While you’re likely reading this on your personal computer, enjoying reliable and fast internet, millions of people around the world still lack private access to this increasingly necessary resource to function and prosper in today’s world. How do those people connect to digital society? For many, digital inclusion is found at a library, a telecenter, or a cybercafé – their local public access ICT venue. For over a decade, significant investments have been made in these venues. However,…Continue
The challenges before Indian Agriculture are immense. This sector needs to grow at a faster rate than in the past to allow for higher per capita income and consumption. It is an accepted fact that the sound agricultural development is essential for the overall economic progress. About two thirds of workforce directly or indirectly dependent on agriculture. This sector generates about 28 percent of its GDP and over…Continue
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In 2010 December we finished implementing Shilpa Sayura in 150th Nenasala Telecentre in Sri Lanka. Thanks to the hard work by many people during last four years; Shilpa Sayura, The Local Language e Learning System, now has become a sustainability tool in Nenasala Telecenters of Sri Lanka. I think it's an e-Sri Lanka, Nenasala, ICTA e-SDI, e fusion as well as a Global Telecenter and ICT4D success to be told again and again.…
Sustainable development, or development that balances economic, social, and environmental aspects, is one of the greatest challenges of our time, and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can be powerful…
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Cross posting a blog by: Harsha Liyanage
Interacting with University students is always an opportunity to reflect and refresh. Yesterday, I had that opportunity again at ICT4D Collective of Royal Holloway, University of London. Once again it was a visiting lecture to the postgraduate programme.
Do telecentres have a role to play in 2013, as they did have a decade…
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Farmers in Southern Africa, like elsewhere in Africa, are faced with problems of how to access timely and up-to-date technical agricultural information. This is mainly due to, among other reasons, a lack of adequate frontline agricultural extension officers, poor flow of information to and from farmers, and inadequate communication between research institutions and extension services. This is one of the major challenges the agricultural sector is facing in Southern Africa.…
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SATNET (Southern Africa Telecentre Network) as a regional telecentre network is a great channel and fertile platform for the establishment of local content and services through coordinated efforts with national telecentre networks and individual telecentres. Telecentres have continued to play an important role in the realization of sustainable community development. However, the effective achievement of this, to a large extent depends on the appropriateness, dynamicity, relevance, and…Continue
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www.TelecentreChannel.orgis the initiative for the further development of ICT use through the “ICT Learning Community Centre” or “ThaiTelecentre”. The ThaiTelecentre has been set up for 5 years and was originated by the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology to reduce the digital divide in Thai society as well as using ICT to help achieve an equal quality of life for all.
The Research Centre of Communication and Development…Continue
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Source: The Citizen Journalist
Youth Hub Africa recently ranked Maureen Agena amongst the 12 Young Social Activists to watch out for in 2012. She runs a blog called the citizen journalist from where the blog below is…Continue
ULAB MSJ and Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) jointly hosted the launching of the first issue of the ICT for Development Working Paper Series on December 15, 2011. The Working Paper Series aims to articulate, capture and document success stories, best practices, lessons learnt and shortcomings of ICT4D projects or researches in developing countries.
For its first issue, the journal contains six articles illustrating the potential of Information and Communication…Continue
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Invitation to Participate in an Online Discussion Group on User/Community Participation in ICT-for-Development (ICT4D) Project
Melbourne, September 2011
Donors and implementers who assisted Chileans in the aftermath of the 2010, 8.8-magnitude earthquake recently stood on stage at an event in Santiago organized by the Telecentre.org Foundation in front of representatives from 50 telecentre networks of 100 countries, to share ways information and communication technologies (ICT) helped ease the pain of the disaster. As is typical in crisis situations, utilities and communications were down, government…Continue
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CTA supports innovative telecentres services to enhance agricultural and rural development in the Caribbean…Continue