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Information and communication technologies for development and poverty reduction

the potential of telecommunications

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, [Md.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Telecommunication -- Developing countries -- Case studies.,
    • Economic development -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaximo Torero and Joachim von Braun.
      GenreCase studies.
      ContributionsTorero Cullen, Máximo., Von Braun, Joachim, 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE8635 .I52 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3428336M
      ISBN 100801880416, 0801882265
      LC Control Number2005052796

      A good policy should be able to provide signposts for the next decade or so. Despite limited understanding of the relationship between ICTs and rural development, as well as deficiencies in key resources, governments are generally enthusiastic about the prospects for rural development through the widespread deployment of ICTs. In: Mothe, J. For example, in the majority of developing countries, teledensity expressed as the number of lines per inhabitants is low and in some cases very low in rural remote and poorly served areas. This was seen in the Rockefeller Foundation's Hookworm campaign in Mexico in the s, where people were treated for hookworm and then contracted the disease again once back in the conditions from which they came. One concrete way of ensuring this is through visioning; that is getting the collective ideas of a cross-section of society about the kind of future environment in which they would like to live, and to see what role information and communication would play in those future scenarios.

      See general information about how to correct material in RePEc. MacGregor, S. In: Nulens, G. Development Is Africa developing? What provisions need to be made in a national information and communication policies with reference to religion?

      It was said at one time that many people will be forced to leave the job, unemployment will increase, but the word is currently meaningless. Preview Unable to display preview. Computer and Internet are the tools of information and communication technology. It obligates planners and implementers to provide clear, explicit and intelligible data and information about their goals and roles in development, and explicitly provides opportunities for beneficiaries to participate in shaping development outcomes.


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There was much hype and excitement when the connection was made — yet the promise of faster, cheaper broadband is yet to reach the masses.

This was seen in the Rockefeller Foundation's Hookworm campaign in Mexico in the s, where people were treated for hookworm and then contracted the disease again once back in the conditions from which they came.

Markham publishing company, Chicago Google Scholar The current generation is dependent on information and communication technologies. These represent answers to the long term and medium term development needs that Information and communication technologies for development and poverty reduction book policy should address.

A situation analysis is the first step in the policy design process. Her extensive research interests concentrate on economic development, ICT, and its role in reshaping social and economic systems and various aspects of poverty and economics in developing countries.

You can collect the Information and communication technologies for development and poverty reduction book you need, in a very short time. In: Knaap, B. Specific purposes Here the concern is what services ICTs are directed at—for example, education, health, and commerce—and how stakeholders are drawn into productive relationships that result in poverty alleviation.

People are beginning to make the right noises — local ownership of technologies and tools, local content, and projects where end-users drive the process among them — and as new projects emerge over the next year, I hope we'll see actions speaking louder than words.

Most rural areas are typified by scattered settlements, villages and small towns, which may be hundreds of kilometres from the nearest major urban centre. Her key research areas include information analytics, applied machine learning and predictive modeling.

The study assessed the potential economic and poverty impact of 11 improved chickpea varieties, released by the national agricultural research organization of Ethiopia in collaboration with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid TropicsICRISAT.

Joint visioning is a tool for social management, which should be incorporated in the process of designing the policy [6]. On the positive side, I'm beginning to sense a continuing shift towards a better understanding and appreciation of appropriate technology in the ICT4D field.

Reclaiming ICT4D calls for a radical rethinking of ICT4D and advocates the need for six transformations: Designing and implementing technical solutions that prioritise the poorest and most marginalised people and communities Reshaping the role of government and regulation Crafting effective multi-stakeholder partnerships between governments, the private sector and civil society Ensuring that digital systems are resilient in the face of security threats Paying greater attention to effective learning and understanding at all levels and in all sectors Placing the poor at the centre of all that we do — working with the poor, and not just for them.

In that connection, what are the goals of development in your country? However, the existence of strategic communication actions in support of programs or projects in development sectors may also influence the choices made in the directions that a national communication for development policy takes.

The comparative analysis of one sociologist [84] suggests that broad historical forces have shaped the likelihood of good governance. International agencies may be able to promote good governance through various policies of intervention in developing nations as indicated in a few African countries, but comparative analysis suggests it may be much more difficult to achieve in most poor nations around the world.

In modern times, various economists within the Georgism movement propose measures like the land value tax to enhance access to the natural world for all.

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However, for those who are concerned about the implications of an ever more unequal world, as reflected in part in the commitments made towards SDG 10 Reducing inequality within and among countriesthen ICT4D has largely failed.

Despite limited understanding of the relationship between ICTs and rural development, as well as deficiencies in key resources, governments are generally enthusiastic about the prospects for rural development through the widespread deployment of ICTs.

The neutrality of this article is disputed. Lekoko, R. Who defines how that global society should communicate, and about what?

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Clarke, A. Among the preliminary concerns are objectives, goals and principles. Based on my practice and research over the last 20 years, I have therefore crafted a different kind of book about ICT4D, intended to encourage everyone to reflect on their own roles in ICT4D, and to reclaim the moral agenda about using ICTs to enable poor and marginalised people to empower themselves.The main goal of the OSSREA project on Poverty Reduction Strategies in sub-Saharan Africa, from which this book is derived, was to analyse the ongoing poverty reduction strategy processes (PRSP) and provide guidance to policymakers and advocacy groups in selected countries.

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They can also enable development. But while the world is set on the path to adopting wider use of information and communication technology (ICT), recent discourse has questioned exactly how it contributes to development and poverty reduction, with many researchers seeking empirical evidence of .ICT Pathways to Poverty Reduction: Pdf evidence from East and Southern Africa.

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Information and communication technologies as a pathway from poverty: evidence from.With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.This book explores the ebook of this unprecedented technological change.

Drawing on unique household surveys undertaken by research networks active in 38 developing countries, it helps to fill knowledge gaps about how the poor use information and communication technologies (ICTs).Cited by: 3.