This came into us from our long time partners, international non-profit news agency IPS:
Fifteen years after the Beijing World Conference on Women, IPS remains
committed to in-depth reporting on progress achieved and challenges
facing women and girls.
Ukunda, Kenya, February 27, 2010 – For the first time, a Rural Internet Kiosk (RIK) has been installed for rural youth empowerment in Africa. Voices of Africa for Sustainable Development (VOA4SD) is building the capacity of local youth to empower themselves through the Internet and social enterprise.
The latest issue of ICT Update magazine has just been published online at http://ictupdate.cta.int
To build a stable business, farmers need information on a wide range of subjects. But farmers don’t want all the information; they only want what’s relevant to their specific needs.
Whilst the majority of people are still only discussing Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal as the three best Open source Content Management Systems, more and more commercial Open source Content Mangement Systems are launched. These systems will be reviewed through first hand experience.
Access to Information Programme
Prime Minister’s Office
BA C K GR O U N D
Information and Communication Technologi
On Monday February 8th, APC convened Day 2 of its advisory group for its network of networks for a free and open internet project
Community Radio Preparedness in Bangladesh
Progress and Scopes for Action
Radio frequencies are internationally recognized as the common heritage of humanity by the Torremolinis T
On Sunday February 7th, APC convened an advisory group of for its network of networks for a free and open internet project. pro
Media literacy and digital cultures
Seville, May 13 and 14, 2010
Asociación de Televisiones
Educativas y Culturales Iberoamericanas
The current financial crisis has been branded as that of the banking, insurance and automobile industries. However, other sectors—namely telecommunications—which are seemingly humming along should not be ignored by those interested in maximizing today’s economic lessons. Turning a blind eye toward a profitable industry should no longer be an option. Industry regulators and legislators must be prepared to take proactive action before an industry falters.
Taking inventory is a good starting point. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) recently issued its 2009 Information Economy Report. The report focuses on the development implications of information and communication technologies (ICTs) worldwide. The position of the US should be ringing some alarms.