Issue 60: Rural ICT policy

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Restricting VoIP and WiFi costs South Africa its position as a technology leader in Africa

South Africa is celebrating ten years of democracy — a period during which the country has shown progressive leadership, including explicitly targeting information and communications technology (ICT) as an enabler of socio-economic development. | Read more...

Agriculture Rural Development and Youth in the Information Society

The purpose of ARDYIS is to raise youth awareness and capacity on agricultural and rural development issues in ACP countries through ICTs. More specifically, it will strengthen the capacities of the youth on... | Read more...

Zimbabwe: Farmers Union Sets Up Information Centres

The Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU) is in the process of establishing information centres in different farming provinces to ensure farmers get vital information on production. ZFU is encouraging farmers to adopt a reading culture so that they know what... | Read more...

SPC 40th CRGA endorses energy and ICT frameworks

Secretariat of the Pacific Community ( SPC), 27 October 2010 – The 40th meeting of the Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations (CRGA), the governing body of SPC, endorsed the energy... | Read more...

Aid Management Program

Development Gateway's aid management program is a web-based application that enables governments to better manage and coordinate development assistance. Designed for use by governments and their development... | Read more...

Twaweza

The organisation Twaweza – Swahili for ‘we can make it happen – has been working since 2009 to give people increased opportunities to access reliable information quickly, cheaply. | Read more...

CivicTEC

CivicTEC uses technology to link communities, civil society groups, government officials, NGOs and international institutions through common interests. The organisation’s e-government without borders project,... | Read more...

How to identify and locate national ICT and education policies

As part of our advisory work here at the World Bank on ICT and education topics, we are often asked not only for advice, perspectives and information, but also for strategies on locating various types of information. | Read more...

Landnet West Africa Land Network

News and collaboration website on Rural land initiatives. May be a good source of documents and events info on rural land management and policy. | Read more...

EASYPol On-line resource materials for policy makers

EASYPol is an FAO on-line, interactive multilingual repository of downloadable resource materials for capacity development in policy making for food, agriculture and rural development. | Read more...

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