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APCNoticias 123 – APC sigue haciendo historia

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APCNoticias – 5 de julio de 2010 – año XI – edición número 123
El servicio de noticias de APC sobre internet para la justicia social y el desarrollo sustentable
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“Lo nuevo fue descubrir el poder increíble de la información”, recuerda Roberto Bissio, uno de los

Planning Workshop for Youth Radio Program in Bangladesh

Dhaka

A daylong planning workshop titled, “Planning Workshop for Youth Radio Program” organized by Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) in 1st July 2010 at BNNRC conference room. The event was supported by British Council- Bangladesh and Equal Access- Nepal.

Survey: How has funding changed in the ICT for social change arena?

Survey: How has funding changed in the ICT for social change arena?

MONTREAL (CL for APC) – As part of its Network of networks project for a free and open internet, the APC is conducting a survey to examine how funding is changing within the ICT for social change arena. The survey will also examine the possibilities for creating an annual civil society summit on ICT public policy.

Survey: How has funding changed in the ICT for social change arena?

Survey: How has funding changed in the ICT for social change arena?

MONTREAL (CL for APC) – As part of its Network of networks project for a free and open internet, the APC is conducting a survey to examine how funding is changing within the ICT for social change arena. The survey will also examine the possibilities for creating an annual civil society summit on ICT public policy.

Call for Participation: Conference 2011

Seattle, United States

Call for participation for researchers interested in ICTD, public-access computing, and community informatics. The iConference 2011 will be held from February 8–11, 2011, in Seattle.

ICT Update Issue 55, June 2010: Cooperatives

Netherlands

Working together in a cooperative has many advantages for farmers. Collating their harvested crops means they can sell in bulk, demand better prices and have greater bargaining powers with buyers. Pooling resources also creates the opportunity to buy expensive equipment, such as food-processing and packaging machinery.

Mobile Services in a Wireless World: The CTA 2009 ICT Observatory Meeting

The use of mobile phones currently dominates discussion among communities working with e-agriculture and ICTs for Development (ICT4D). Mobile telephony is a catalyst for social inclusion. It offers a wide range of services that support social networking and knowledge transfer.

Coming out of poverty: A model for traditional weavers in India

NEW DELHI 25 May 2010 (Osama Manzar for DEF)

Not even a year after APC member Digital Empowerment Foundation set up a centre in the small town of Chanderi, where weavers could create new designs on computers, lives like those of young Mohammad Furqan have take an unexpected turn for the better. The town and initiative have become an inspiration to reproduce throughout the entire country.

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Technology linnked to happiness, study reveals

London

According to a new study by the Chartered Institute for IT, women in developing countries, and both sexes with low incomes or poor education, were most influenced emotionally by their access to technology.

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Africa and MDGs: Have your say about Africa's development priorities

JOHANNESBURG 10 May 2010 (David Barnard for SANGONeT)

The United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development Goals is coming up from 20-22 September in New York. APC member SANGONeT is holding an e-consultation open to all African citizens interest in reviewing progress made and setting priorities. David Barnard, executive director, talks about the African agenda and how your opinion is crucial.

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