ICT for development

Steps forward toward an Ecuadorian information and communication technology network for development
Steps forward toward an Ecuadorian information and communication technology network for development 29 March 2004 INTERCOM

An “Information and Knowledge Exchange Network on Information Communication Technology for Development” for Ecuador has been created.

Theta on Survival & Prosperity in the NGO Sector - The Role of Technology in Strengthening Organisational Capacity
Theta on Survival & Prosperity in the NGO Sector - The Role of Technology in Strengthening Organisational Capacity 29 March 2004 SANGONeT

During the past few years the South African non-governmental organisation (NGO) sector has experienced dramatic changes. In the 1990s many NGOs were forced to close down because of a lack of funding and related organisational problems. APC member in Johannesburg, SANGONeT, is currently in the process of establishing various new partnerships and brokering arrangements in support of its ICT service delivery activities and services to the South African NGO sector. To assist in developing these I...

“avanza”, a website for Colombian development
“avanza”, a website for Colombian development 29 March 2004 Colnodo

Colnodo, APC’s member in Bogotá, in association with the Colombian Confederation of Non-governmental Organisations, launches “avanza” (meaning “advance” or “move forward” in English), a website for Colombian development.

Wealth of information about Romanian  non-government organisations goes online
Wealth of information about Romanian non-government organisations goes online 07 February 2004 CENTRAS

CENTRAS in collaboration with APC member, the Strawberrynet Foundation, has launched the first tri-language database of non-governmental organisations in Romania", RO_NGO.

Montreal-based action and communication network becomes APC member
Montreal-based action and communication network becomes APC member 05 February 2004 APCNews

Alternatives –the Action and Communication Network for International Development- joined APC in November 2003. Alternatives is based in Montreal, Canada, and works on a regional, national and international level with non-governmental organisations defending the interests of vulnerable populations; specifically, labourers, women and young people constructing a more environmentally conscious, h...

ICT4D newsletter from Ecuador gets facelift
ICT4D newsletter from Ecuador gets facelift 02 February 2004

Since 1997, Intercom – Ecuanex, APC member in Ecuador, has published ‘Conexión’ a newsletter featuring resources and news on the use of internet for the democratisation of communication and human development. Now since edition no. 58, thanks to the support of the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD), Conexion will be getting a face-lift which will include ful...

Farmers and local government in rural Peru use free APC software
Farmers and local government in rural Peru use free APC software 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...

Back to the future
Back to the future 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.

Back to the future
Back to the future 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. Follow this link to read more >>

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