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Researching ICT4D is the blog of Devinder Thapa.

Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) is a well established research area in both academia and practice. The research is trying to understand the instrumental role of ICT in development process. However, the process by which ICT may foster development, in the context of developing countries still remains a much debated issue.

Devinder Thapa is Assistant Professor at Hanyang University, South Korea. He has completed his PhD in Industrial and Information Systems Engineering in 2008 from Ajou University, South Korea. His research interests are Discrete Event Systems, ICT4D, eGov, and Socio-Technical Systems. He is particularly interested in understanding the interaction process between ICT and Social Capital, and its consequences on Socio-Economic development of remote communities in the mountain regions of developing countries.