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Caribbean Telecommunications Union - 10th Ministerial Strategic ICT Seminar

Caribbean Telecommunications Union - 10th Ministerial Strategic ICT Seminar | Internet Development | Scoop.it

The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) will be hosting the 10th Ministerial Strategic Seminar from 29th – 30th May, 2012 in Miami, USA. The seminars seek to educate and promote understanding among senior Caribbean Government and regulatory officials about information and communication technologies (ICT) and their potential to advance the social and economic development agenda of Caribbean countries.  ...

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Many rivers to cross | Economist

Many rivers to cross | Economist | Internet Development | Scoop.it
FOR an hour it seemed as if Liquid Telecom’s grand scheme to bring fast internet access to Zambia and other landlocked parts of Africa might be thwarted by a swarm...
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Check out this article on the work that Liquid Telecom is doing to bring fibre connectivity to Africa...we need to urge Governments to work on x-border connectivity and remove the road-blocks.

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E-commerce Expert to Launch Latin America E-marketplace Iguama | Sourcing Journal Online

E-commerce Expert to Launch Latin America E-marketplace Iguama | Sourcing Journal Online | Internet Development | Scoop.it


29 September 2014 | The marketplace, which is set to launch in November, is run by an executive based in Guatemala with more than a decade of logistics and e-commerce expertise and it has attracted other veteran online retail executives.” View the full article at...

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DRC brings in ICTs to combat deforestation, timber theft | biztechafrica.com

DRC brings in ICTs to combat deforestation, timber theft | biztechafrica.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

29 September 2014 | The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has one of the biggest rainforests in the world, but lack of resources and expertise and political will, and corruption are the primary obstacles to fight the illegal exploitation of these rainforests by foreign companies and unscrupulous local businessmen.

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UNICEF launches RapidPro for development | eHealth News Africa

UNICEF launches RapidPro for development | eHealth News Africa | Internet Development | Scoop.it

29 September 2014 | UNICEF has launched RapidPro, an open-source platform of applications for international development.

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Dell Reinforces E-Waste Work In Africa, Asia and Latin America | Forbes

Dell Reinforces E-Waste Work In Africa, Asia and Latin America | Forbes | Internet Development | Scoop.it

26 September 2014 | Forbes Dell Reinforces E-Waste Work In Africa, Asia and Latin America Forbes Dell Dell is stepping up its stewardship of electronic-waste (e-waste) management in Africa, Asia and Latin America through an alliance with the United Nations Industrial...

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Openness Is the Key to Effective and Inclusive Development | Worldbank

Openness Is the Key to Effective and Inclusive Development | Worldbank | Internet Development | Scoop.it

25 September 2014 | OGP High-Level Event at the UN General Assembly, Sept 24 2014. Photo Credit: OGP/Evan Abramson Today, we face a fundamental question: How can we ensure that development is done as effectively and inclusively as possible?

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Emerging Markets: Top ICT4D Hardware Challenges | constantcontact.com

23 September 2014 | The Engineering for Change (E4C) Webinar Series promotes emerging ideas and connects you with a passionate community of engineers and development practitioners who want to make a difference. (Join us!

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Emerging markets will shape the smartphone world, new industry figures suggest | Gigaom

Emerging markets will shape the smartphone world, new industry figures suggest | Gigaom | Internet Development | Scoop.it

23 September 2014 | If the GSMA’s predictions are correct, two-thirds of the nine billion non-M2M mobile connections in 2020 will be from smartphones, with the vast majority coming from emerging markets.

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Magpi: providing low-cost access to real-time health data | theguardian.com

Magpi: providing low-cost access to real-time health data | theguardian.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

24 September 2014 | Jane Parry explains how the software programme is making data collection in rural, remote communities possible and considers what stops some NGOs from using it (Magpi: providing low-cost access to real-time health data-In July 2003, Lee Jong-Wook,...

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5 Best Practices for Using ICT in International Development Evaluations | techchange.org

5 Best Practices for Using ICT in International Development Evaluations | techchange.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | Sustainability is the theme for the 2014 American Evaluation Association conference to be held in Denver on October 15-18th.

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Africa's movers and shakers in information technology | mis4D

Africa's movers and shakers in information technology | mis4D | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | Movers and shakers in information technology in Africa The Global Information Technology Report 2014 is a special project within the framework of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness a...

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Ecuador to bring in digital currency | bbc.com

Ecuador to bring in digital currency | bbc.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | Ecuador says it will introduce the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank and it will go into circulation in December.

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askmeBazaar kicks off Be-E-commerce Entrepreneur app development contest | pocketnewsalert.blogspot.fr

askmeBazaar kicks off Be-E-commerce Entrepreneur app development contest | pocketnewsalert.blogspot.fr | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | askmeBazaar, Indias largest managed marketplace that recreates the great Indian shopping experience online, has announced the launch of a unique application development contest -Be-E-commerce (askmeBazaar kicks off Be-E-commerce Entrepreneur app development...

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Ford Foundation: Measure social development progress not GDP | Devex

Ford Foundation: Measure social development progress not GDP | Devex | Internet Development | Scoop.it

29 September 2014 |
One of the ways a country's development progress is measured is through its gross domestic product. But what if we evaluate well-being and environmental sustainability instead?

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Code.rw - the Website Helping Students to Innovative | AllAfrica.com

Code.rw - the Website Helping Students to Innovative | AllAfrica.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

29 September 2014 |
"...code.rw is trying to change that mentality by engaging students interested in using ICT for development and business (ICT4D and ICT4B) to form clubs in schools.

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ICT ‘holds hope for Africa’ | biztechafrica.com

ICT ‘holds hope for Africa’ | biztechafrica.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it

28 September 2014 | Minister Omobola Johnson says the ICT industry holds hope of a better future for the African continent.

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The 10 hottest startups in Asia right now | CNN.com

The 10 hottest startups in Asia right now | CNN.com | Internet Development | Scoop.it
Experts pick 10 of the best startups to come out of emerging markets this year.
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The Manthan Award Asia Pacific | Manthanaward.org

The Manthan Award Asia Pacific | Manthanaward.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

27 September 2014 | RT @hereissimone: Deadline for #Manthan award is close: hurry up if you leverage ICT for development in #SouthAsia! http://t.co/0nKyEDJYMc

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5 Ways We Can Prepare the Next Generation of Workers for Tomorrow's Technology | Huffingtonpost

5 Ways We Can Prepare the Next Generation of Workers for Tomorrow's Technology | Huffingtonpost | Internet Development | Scoop.it

24 September 2014 | In our world of ever-expanding technology, it's important to remember what makes these connections possible: people....

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X Prize Pledges $15M for Software That Lets Children Teach Themselves | WIRED

X Prize Pledges $15M for Software That Lets Children Teach Themselves | WIRED | Internet Development | Scoop.it

23 September 2014 | The X PRIZE Foundation, the brainchild of entrepreneur and futurist Peter Diamandis, is already working on some of the world's biggest problems, and on Monday, it added another to the list: global education.

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Technology at Youth Economic Opportunities Summit | YouthSummit.org

Technology at Youth Economic Opportunities Summit | YouthSummit.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

23 September 2014 | Let’s chat about the power of #tech in youth development at the 2014 Global #YouthEO Summit! #ICT4D http://t.co/AFi3BfLqD0 #YouthSpark

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Highlights of IGF 2014: "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance” | Aficta.org

Highlights of IGF 2014: "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance” | Aficta.org | Internet Development | Scoop.it

23 September 2014 | AfICTA - Africa Information & Communication Technologies Alliance (AfICTA) is a private sector led alliance of ICT Associations, multi-national corporations, organisations and institutions in the ICT sector in Africa.

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Affordable Access: There Isn't An App For That | manypossibilities.net

Affordable Access: There Isn't An App For That | manypossibilities.net | Internet Development | Scoop.it
Internet.org's recent announcement of their zero-rated app in Zambia which offers free access to Facebook and a sprinkling of other services has sparked yet another discussion of Network Neutrality...
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Check out Steve Song on net neutrality and also visit the great subcable and fibre maps on his site...manypossibilities.net

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ICTs — no luxury, a catalyst for development | Devex

ICTs — no luxury, a catalyst for development | Devex | Internet Development | Scoop.it

22 September 2014 | #ICT is no luxury but a catalyst for #globaldev http://t.co/uHcl9q742A in @DevexImpact #ict4d cc @meowtree @fortuny @hapeeg @dontyna

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Seed Alliance

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RT @apnicdg: SEED Alliance mtg at #IGF2014 with @IDRC_CRDI, @SIDA, @LACNIC, @AFRINIC, and #APNIC. #ICT4D
http://t.co/5WBVoEzjIn http://t.c
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See the Seed Alliance workshop from the IGF...ISOC helps with funding in LAC and APAC for this project right now. 

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