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    not only link Africa to the global knowledge economy but also foster infrastructure growth says b Calestous Related topics regions Connectivity Science and Technology Africa Economy Mobile phones helping combat crop diseases Grameen Foundation in partnership with Uganda s largest telecom operator is educating farmers on the methods to contain plantation diseases and improving Related topics regions Agriculture ICTs Africa Connectivity Open ICT standards will enable smarter ecosystems Openness of the standards on the Internet will facilitate easy connectivity and create more space for smart grid adoption writes b Tom Raftery b on a blog Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Infrastructure Brazil faces acute digital divide A study by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics shows that almost 65 of Brazilians aged over 10 years do not have Internet access Although Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Digital India to launch Spoken Web Services for farmers The Indian Government is planning a spoken web service that will prove to be a boon for farmers living in far flung areas Farmers across the country will have Related topics regions Connectivity Agriculture E Governance Bangladesh connected Bangladesh has launched web portals for each of its 64 districts that will be maintained by local authorities and provide information on education health Related topics regions Connectivity Bangladesh Internet News recordings soon in tribal dialects A unique new mobile technology developed by Microsoft India in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology will allow citizen journalists to leave Related topics regions Media India Connectivity Afghan telemedicine project expedites patient diagnosis A tele radiology machine in a Bamyan hospital is attracting patients as remote diagnosis with experts in Kabul save money and travel The project is also Related topics regions Afghanistan Health Connectivity Information highway to connect Bangladesh with neighbours An ambitious Information Highway Bangladesh Part scheduled to begin in July and completed by December 2011 will boost connectivity between South Asian Related topics regions Connectivity South Asia Bangladesh Information An innovative rural Facebook connecting farmers globally Sojabook is an online platform meant for farmers where they can share their problems and solutions to every day activities It already has 10 thousand users Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Agriculture Website to serve South Asian diaspora The Institute of South Asian Studies has launched a new web link to reach out to the far flung diaspora Starting off with a newsletter and a database of South Related topics regions Connectivity India Internet Rural Bolivia connects up via the net In San Ignacio de Moxos in north Bolivia the only internet connection available was an expensive and intermittent telephone connection Since March 2006 Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Internet Ultra portable relief kit to aid disaster affected Network Relief Kit a portable device that provides steady internet access will enable people within the disaster zone to re connect with families and relief Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Technology Disaster Management Web 2 0 aiding researchers The use of new software and web tools provided by Web 2 0 are

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    an interactive map called Ina GeoPortal which aims to assist public sector organisations in their Related topics regions Development ICTs Disaster Management Social media gives voice to indigenous communities With about half the world s indigenous people living in cities where connection to the wired world is comparatively easy electronic media is playing a Related topics regions Media ICTs New Media Internet UNICEF launches website for children to accelerate progress With a view to merging inspiration with technical expertise UNICEF recently launched a website Innovate for Children The site draws attention to health Related topics regions ICTs New Media Microblogging platform aids relief work in Beijing floods After the recent torrential rains in Beijing authorities and individuals resorted to Weibo a Twitter like microblogging service to help those stranded and Related topics regions New Media ICTs Internet Mobile has the potential to get bigger than internet The third mBillionth South Asia Award initiated by Digital Empowerment Foundation a Delhi based non profit organisation recently recognised and honoured Related topics regions Development ICTs Mobiles New Media Fostering a broader trans national collective identity New media is playing pivotal role in mobilising people and unleashing more egalitarian ideas with active participation of users writes b Kalsoom Related topics regions Civil society Reforms New Media Internet and democracy report dedicated to the Arab Revolutions 2011 has been a watershed year for the internet in creating peoples movements worldwide for human rights and democracy The Global Information Society Watch Related topics regions Human Rights Social trend New Media Internet Remove the risks associated with new technologies Both designers and users need to be aware of the risks posed by the combination of new technologies and free participation in the web says b Avinash Related topics regions Security Technology Access to knowledge New Media New

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    knowledge Partnerships UN launches virtual community on gender and migration UN INSTRAW s virtual community provides a space for discussion on women s participation in migratory flows and their contribution to development The Related topics regions Gender Civil society Partnerships It is early days for PPP model in India In a discussion with iGovernment IBM India s Public Sector General Manager b Puneet Gupta b shares his views on the company s offerings for the government Related topics regions Software Research E Governance Partnerships TAG CLOUD Related topics regions Development Community Radio Open source UK supports FAO programme to improve agri data access in developing countries A funding partnership with the UK is supporting the Food and Agriculture Organisation to improve availability of agricultural data to governments and farmers Related topics regions Data Agriculture Partnerships School learning to go digital in Kenya Kenya plans to put textbooks in digital format that will radically change the leaning system The government has also signed deals with technology giants like Related topics regions Partnerships Education ICTs Intel joins as knowledge partner of e Asia 2009 The ICT Agency of Sri Lanka the hosting partner of e Asia 2009 has selected Intel as its knowledge partner The technology giant has contributed immensely in Related topics regions Sri Lanka ICTs Partnerships IDS to build knowledge networks in India The UK based IDS in partnership with OneWorld South Asia organised a one day workshop in New Delhi to share its research on important development issues like Related topics regions Research Access to knowledge Partnerships Centre for Knowledge Studies launches BIL to open new Gates of hope A coalition of private and public players in India launch an initiative designed to alter the face of social welfare around the country starting with its most Related topics regions

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    Commitment On its global portal Digital Opportunity Channel is committed to highlighting the current trends in ICT for development debating issues such as the digital divide and the efforts to tackle it showcasing best practices and providing shared spaces for interested practitioners to network with one another collaborate on common projects and campaign for common goals Digital Opportunity Channel envisions itself working pro actively and in close collaboration with international

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    net Technology Support Deepak Kumar deepak sharma at oneworld net Amar Nath Sinha amar nath at oneworld net Postal Address Digital Opportunity Channel OneWorld South Asia C 5 Qutab Institutional Area New Delhi 110016 INDIA Phone 0091 11 41689000 Fax 0091 11 41689001 Welcome to the DOC Blog hosted by OneWorld South Asia We invite you to share learn debate and discuss ICTs and the various ways in which they

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    comment You can add a comment by filling out the form below Plain text formatting Info You are not logged in You may optionally enter your username If you don t enter anything this comment will be posted as Anonymous User Name Subject Required Comment Required Enter the word below Required Welcome to the DOC Blog hosted by OneWorld South Asia We invite you to share learn debate and discuss

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    where can we get more info about it Add comment You can add a comment by filling out the form below Plain text formatting Info You are not logged in You may optionally enter your username If you don t enter anything this comment will be posted as Anonymous User Name Subject Required Comment Required Enter the word below Required Welcome to the DOC Blog hosted by OneWorld South Asia

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    key intervention in Nigeria includes connectivity infrastructure development and the outsourcing sector according to Ismail Radwan a senior economist with the African Finance and Private Sector Development agency The World Bank is confident that a wider application of ICT as well as the popularization of business process outsourcing could lead to a significant transformation in the region s societies Nigeria is recognized as the largest ICT market in Africa With the World Bank funding however Nigeria will further consolidate its position as the hub of ICT development and the largest ICT market in Africa which would attract investment by international telecom companies Nigeria s continued growth over the next five years is expected to trigger more competition among a growing number of networks in the West African region Last year the Nigerian telecom market grew by 23 percent generating 8 4 billion in overall telecom service revenue Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with more than 140 million people Since the liberalization of the market in 2003 Nigeria s telecom market has experienced an exceptional growth rate that is attracting new operators more than any other country in the region However the World Bank wants all the African economies to be transformed through the development of ICT and increased investment in the telecom sector The Rwandan government is using World Bank funds to develop a national capacity to provide broadband services with the hope of reducing the high cost of bandwidth and communication The financing is also expected to increase the volume of international bandwidth in the region The World Bank announced the program to fund African ICT infrastructure development in 2007 More than 164 million was allocated to Kenya Burundi and Madagascar as part of the first phase of the program Other eligible countries in the region

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