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Welcome to Digital Opportunity, the ‘all about ICT for Development’ channel, brought to you by OneWorld South Asia that informs on digital inclusion, showcases best practices in the sector and provides space for sharing and collaboration amongst ICT for D practitioners.
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  • ICT advocacy for climate change
    Building Communication Opportunities publication <b><i>Planting the knowledge seed: Adapting to climate change using ICTs</i></b> explores the linkages between ...
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  • Catalysing knowledge for development
    The Indian cabinet has approved setting up of a National Knowledge Network to encourage sharing of knowledge, specialized resources and collaborative research ...
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  • China launches anti-corruption hotline
    The new 24-hour hotline will promote monitoring of the government administration and help the public to report corruption cases both on phone and through the ...
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  • Connecting rural Zambians
    A pilot project in two districts in Zambia’s western province will allow rural communities to access relatively cheap payphones. The solar-powered public ...
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  • Quicker diagnosis and faster treatments
    A remote diagnosis tool being developed by a Bangalore-based firm will advance telemedicine technology by allowing quick transfer of rural patients’ diagnostic ...
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  • UN to build an ICT museum
    International Telecommunication Union, in partnership with United Arab Emirates, is set to launch an ICT museum in Geneva next year. The first of its kind ICT ...
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  • Global ICT experts meet in Beirut
    Delegates from more than 110 counties have gathered in Beirut for a conference that is aimed towards building a greater knowledge economy to help countries ...
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  • ICTs helping to bridge gender divide
    New technologies are empowering women by giving them greater connectivity, access to social services and reducing the gender gap, writes <b>Aparna Ray</b>. ...
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  • Visioning Digital Bangladesh
    Technology may not be a silver bullet but can act as enabler for a knowledge society, says <b>Mridul Chowdhury</b>, co-founder of youth activist organisation ...
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  • Bridging growth in times of crisis
    World Economic Forum's publication <b><i>The Global Information Technology Report 2008-2009</i></b> underlines the strong correlation between ICT and economic ...
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EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
» Online climate conference
Online,  November 5, 2012.
» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
39, quai du Président Roosevelt 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France,  September 17

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