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Mobiles and internet improve the livelihoods of the poorest

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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, 23 July 2010 (GISW)

Fishermen from coastal villages in southern India can now access information on weather conditions and the market in their own language via mobile phone. This has not only improved the standard of living for their entire communities, but it has also saved the lives of a number of fishermen who would have died at sea. This article from Global Information Society Watch 2009 – Advancing human rights and democracy looks at concrete examples of how access to information through mobile phones and technology is adding to the wallets of the poor. Photo: “Carl Parkes”:http://www.flickr.com/people/friskodude/

Ver artículo completo http://www.giswatch.org/gisw2009/thematic/InformationLivelihoods.html

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