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    practices in the sector and provides space for sharing and collaboration amongst ICT for D practitioners About Digital Opportunity Contact Us Spotlight News Comments Resources Archive OneWorld websites and resources Governance Knowledge Centre Lifelines EK duniya anEK awaaz Climate Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info Mapping with mobiles ims hifc mappingwithmobiles 2012 pdf PDF document 1787Kb OneWorld Wire EVENTS ANNOUNCEMENTS Online climate conference Online November 5 2012

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/feature/ims-hifc-mappingwithmobiles-2012.pdf/view (2016-02-17)
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    unveils the use of SMS service and mobile technology to map humanitarian needs and communicating it to governments and aid organisations Mobile telephony has long been praised for its ability to connect people to friends and families in even the poorest parts of the world What is less appreciated is that mobile communication technology can also be utilised to create links between populations and the authorities that are supposed to

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/feature/mapping-with-mobiles (2016-02-17)
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    by the Global System for Mobile Communications Association GSMA Over 1200 youths from Ghana India Morocco and Uganda were polled and in spite of the geographical divide there were many striking parallels in how they interact with mobile technology Entitled Shaping The Future Realising the potential of informal learning through mobile the Report was launched at eLearning Africa 2012 Africa s largest annual gathering for eLearning and education professionals The GSMA worked with the MasterCard Foundation an eLearning Africa sponsor to find out how much access young people in developing countries have to mobile technology and what sort of content they favour Music local news and sport topped the list and in Morocco a country which happens to enjoy 10 mobile broadband penetration ITU 2010 43 of respondents said that they used their mobile devices to conduct research for school Education was considered a priority by 39 of respondents coming third only to family and health The GSMA study further posited that mLearning approaches ought to take these young people s preoccupations into account Mobile is already entrenched into the daily routines of most young people and so there is likely to be a receptive audience for services which help young people achieve better futures the Report states Exorbitant school fees and the need for some youths to drop out of school to support the family through piecemeal work are factors which limit many young people in developing countries the study showed The GSMA asserts that mobile technologies could be used to reach all those who no longer have access to formal schooling The Shaping The Future Report states that the potential for mLearning to close the gap between young people s ambitions and their access to educational opportunity is enormous The study suggested that the mobile industry ought to

    Original URL path: http://www.digitalopportunity.org/feature/is-mlearning-the-shape-of-things-to-come (2016-02-17)
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    websites and resources Governance Knowledge Centre Lifelines EK duniya anEK awaaz Climate Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info Strategic application of ICT to climate change adaptation in Africa The report which is summarised in this document presents the findings of a study of the use and potential use of ICTs in climate change adaptation in Africa which was undertaken by the International Institute for Sustainable Development during

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    potential use of ICTs in climate change adaptation in Africa which was undertaken by the International Institute for Sustainable Development during 2011 The study forms part of the Transformation Ready programme organised by the African Development Bank and the World Bank in partnership with the African Union which has reviewed the role of ICTs in a variety of development sectors and made recommendations concerning policy and investment to African governments

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    Climate Change in Developing Countries A guide by IDPM 03 July 2012 This guide for policy makers on ICTs and climate change identifies the ICTs climate change and development ICCD policy actors and priorities at three levels international national and sub national The guide also lays out five ICCD policy benefits and risks and also provides details on the climate change issues that ICT policy should address and the ICT

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    for strengthening networking and advocacy for a just inclusive information society more Image Credits GISWatch Cover page of the report Related topics Human Rights Civil society ICTs Green digital education 09 11 2009 Future Gov s report Green Virtual Social The future of Asian education highlights the shift from paper based materials to digital content creation and online delivery systems in Asia Pacific The research found that major IT locations lay emphasis on using new tools to deliver measurable value and extend green initiatives in the sector more Image Credits Future Gov Cover page of the report Related topics Environment Education Technology New media boosting social networking 06 11 2009 Challenging the old belief that technologies contribute towards social isolation Pew s report Social Isolation and New Technology How the Internet and Mobile Phones Impact Americans Social Networks shows that Internet and mobile phones have not only encouraged social contacts across boundaries but also improved participation in local activities more Image Credits Physorg People enjoying online services at an internet shop in downtown Hanoi Related topics Communications ICTs Small tech empowering communities 04 11 2009 Small technology big impact a report from the US based Academy for Educational Development shows how the new age computing and communicating devices are making huge impact in the developing world It argues that small technologies are providing new sustainable development solutions and enhancing local business opportunities more Image Credits Marketing feeds Mobiles offer lifelines in Africa Related topics Development Communications ICTs Innovations Addressing the digital divide 30 10 2009 UNCTAD s new report Information Economy Report 2009 highlights the limited access to broadband internet and its impact on economic opportunities in developing countries It suggests the expansion of underwater fibre optics network and public private partnership to narrow the broadband gap more Image Credits

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    help communities in developing countries facing water stress adapt to climate change Within the water sector ICTs can contribute in several ways to climate change adaption and mitigation in the communities most affected This new publication by the Association for Progressive Communications and the International Development Research Centre gathers several reports from developing countries on how ICTs are and can be applied to help communities experiencing water reated stress adapt

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