ICT for development

Farmers and local government in rural Peru use free APC software

LIMA, PERU 29 January 2004 (APCNews)

CEPES, one of APC’s newest members, has trained participants in a rural-urban information service to set up a portal and exchange agricultural information from six telecentres in a remote area of the northern Peruvian sierras. A replication of the course is being organised for staff at the Peruvian Ministry of Agriculture’s offices in the same region. The technology of choice is APC’s free software, APC ActionApps.

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11 December 2003 (IPS)

After postponing the decision on management of the Source: TechSoup Glossary and GenderIT.org">internet

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negotiators have put the digital fund on hold. Will the idea for a digital fund end its life gathering dust on a bureaucrat's shelf? That's the question many delegates must be asking themselves after Tuesday's press conference detailing the
outcome of talks on the matter.

Back to the future

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND 11 December 2003 (IPS)

After postponing the decision on management of the internet, WSIS negotiators have put the digital fund on hold. Will the idea for a digital fund end its life gathering dust on a bureaucrat’s shelf? That’s the question many delegates must be asking themselves after Tuesday’s press conference detailing the

outcome of talks on the matter.

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South Korea ICT activists launch online guide to human rights in the information society

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA 11 December 2003 (JinboNet)

APC member in South Korea, Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet’ launched an online guide to human rights in the Information society on December 10th, 2003, the 55th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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