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D-Island FAQ

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).

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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.

Strategic Priorities of Digital Bangladesh: EQUITABLE CITIZENS’ ACCESS

Dhaka Bangladesh

Our constitution envisions a state mechanism that guarantees equitable distribution of wealth among its citizens and of opportunities, which will eventually guide to the path of sustainable economic development.

Small tech grants, big differences for rural women

CAPE TOWN 20 September 2010 (Jennifer Radloff for GenARDIS)

Women in rural areas play a central role in the agricultural economy of their region, which means that they often work long hours, leaving little time for learning how to use new technologies. Yet, access to new technologies affect both men and women in remote areas. In a new publication, GenARDIS 2002 – 2010: Small grants that made big changes for women in agriculture Jenny Radloff explores how seed grants that were disbursed to innovative initiatives counter these barriers and contribute to gender-aware ICT policy advocacy. Photo by Mekelle University

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