2009 Information and Communications for Development

2009 Information and Communications for Development

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Over the last decade, information and communication technologies (ICT) have been increasingly used to achieve development goals. Developing countries, including poorer ones, have enjoyed rapid technological progress to help pull millions of people out of poverty. ICTs help transform economic and social activities for firms, governments and citizens. Information and Communication for Development 2009: Scaling Up Impact, the second issue of the World Bank's IC4D series, focuses on the effect of increased access to advanced ICT services and development of a vibrant IT sector on sustaining growth.Trends. in. ICT. Development. David A. Cieslikowski, Naomi J. Halewood, Kaoru Kimura, and Christine Zhen-Wei Qiang Figure 4 ... Banking services and job search text messaging services delivered through mobile phones and portable devices used by farmers and ... sections titled ICT Performance Measures: Methodology and Findings, with its annex on progress in measuring ICT, and Usera#39;s Guide toanbsp;...

Title:2009 Information and Communications for Development
Author:World Bank
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 2009-01-01


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