ICT4D 2016: New Priorities for ICT4D Policy, Practice and WSIS in a Post-2015 World

In 2016, the Millennium Development Goals will be replaced by the post-2015 development agenda (PTDA). The foundational content is in place for this new agenda, which will be the single most-important force shaping the future of international development and, hence, the single most-important force shaping the future of information-and-communication-technology-for-development (ICT4D). […]

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Future Priorities for Development Informatics Research from the Post-2015 Development Agenda

At the end of 2015, the Millennium Development Goals will be replaced by the post-2015 development agenda (PTDA). The foundational content is in place for this new agenda, which will be the single most-important force shaping the future of international development. In planning our priorities for development informatics research – […]

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A Digital Shift: Youth and ICT for Development Best Practices

A publication of the GAID Committee of eLeaders for Youth and ICT, In collaboration with TakingITGlobal and the Youth Unit of Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie. This publication was done with two purposes in mind. The first is to showcase the efforts of individuals and groups who are inspiring a […]

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Development Matters 2007-2010

Development Matters, a monthly development update from the DHAN Collective that was published between 2007 and 2010, provides readers with a glimpse of the progress made through various programmes and themes of the DHAN Collective throughout India. Each issue features highlights such as voices from the grassroots level, community in […]

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Indigenous Knowledge: Local Pathways to Global Development

The cases presented here demonstrate how communities and local practitioners use indigenous knowledge systems and practices to help increase their crop yields, educate their children, reduce suffering from HIV/AIDS, decrease infant and maternal mortality, heal the impact of conflict, learn from each other, and empower themselves. The cases also suggest […]

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Culture as a vector for development?

The source of this excerpt is Mike’s weekly segment (dated February 24, 2011) on Hivos.nl called “The Cultural Weapon”. Excerpt In the last few years, there has been much talk, conferencing, seminars, papers about and celebration of the mantra that “culture is a vector of development”. For example, in Brussels […]

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