ICT for development

Training for D-Island users and administrators - November 23 & 30, D-Island virtual island

General information on the training

D-Island is an open meeting/training space developed in SecondLife virtual world and it is administered by APC. It can be used by development organisations and networks for their own online meetings and capacity building activities.

Amy Mahan Research Fellows off to London to participate in international conference

Ottawa, Canada

Following a year of rigorous research activities aimed to build upon the knowledge regarding public access to information and communication technologies (ICT), efforts of the Amy Mahan Research Fellows are beginning to bear fruit for the young scholars. Teams from Argentina, China, Malaysia, Peru, Rwanda and Thailand have all had papers accepted for the postgraduate day at ICTD 2010, an international conference taking place in London where researchers and practitioners will meet to discuss the latest research in the field of ICT for development.

D-Island - All About It / FAQ

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D-Island is an open development space offered by Association for Progressive Communications (APC), International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and their partners for the international development community.

D-Island - Training for D-Island Users

Below are links to information on training events for D-Island users & Administrators

1. Initial training for D-Island users and administrators

First two training sessions took place on November 23 and November 30 on D-Island (virtual island) and they were targeted at APC network and selected partners. Training language is English.

D-Island - Instructions on Getting to D-Island and Dealing with Common Issues

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This page should cover all you need to know to be able to visit and use D-Island (or other spaces in SecondLife).

D-Island

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D-Island is an open development space offered by Association for Progressive Communications (APC), International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and their partners for the international development community.

Pro-poor ICT Access Toolkit

Business people, community activists and policy-makers have an interest in as many people as possible –including people in the lowest income-brackets- havingInternet access beneficiaries access to the internet, being able to check out important information on websites

Hubble Telescope views universe 13 billion light years distant

The Hubble Telescope started unveiling the secrets of the universe 20 years back and today they seem nearly routine. Recent Hubble discoveries include an ancient galaxy 13 billion light years away and observation of an asteroid impact and its aftermath.

Bangladesh: Call for Achieving Vision-2021

Dhaka

Mentioned that the NGOs will put forward the national development goals of the Government of Bangladesh and work as the supplementary force of the government efforts. Envisioning a Bangladesh by 2021, a middle income country where poverty will be drastically reduced; citizens will be able to meet every basic need and development will be on fast track with ever-increasing rates of growth.

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