Perspectives

The essential essence of telecentres

Telecentres have evolved into a global community of ICT hubs, with a strong social mission and motivation to continuously search for innovation and opportunities.


Q&A

Adapting to the situation

While some of the initial reasons for establishing telecentres no longer exist, that doesn`t mean that telecentres no longer have a function.


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Offline web browsing

HTTrack automatically downloads a website’s entire content, or even just a specific section of it, for future offline reference


Tech Talk

The impact of ICTs

A computer scientist became interested in rural development and dreams of a device that can capture or regenerate energy by itself.


EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Measuring

A balanced delivery..

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Direct data on demand..

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Rapid response system..

An SMS service delivers quick answers to farmers’ climate questions...

Escaping the rising sea..

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 71 - Small Islands

An ICT-based development fr.....

The geographical isolation of small island economies may have limited their development in the past, but information and communication technologies can now help t.....

Mobile innovation on Caribb.....

The Caribbean offers a number of opportunities that make the region prime for the development of its mobile innovation.....

Towards Caribbean e-agricul.....

Information is the glue that holds together the members of value chains – from raw material processing, packaging and marketing, to the final consumer. Access t.....

Disaster risk management ..

In October 2005, leaders of Pacific nations at the 36th Pacific Islands Forum in Papua New Guinea endorsed A Framework for Action 2005–2015: Building the Resili.....

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