Friday | 15 Dec 2017
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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    Hope Plus, an international website that will aid social and community projects using web 2.0 will be launched in December. The multilingual website, in ...
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  • China embraces paperless culture
    China is pushing public offices to cut down on the usage of paper and contribute towards environmental protection. The idea of going paperless is part of the ...
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  • Developing technological capabilities
    R4D’s document <b><i>Learning, Technology Acquisition and Governance Challenges in Developing Countries</i></b> looks at specific problems of technology ...
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  • Kenya faces e-waste threat
    In Kenya, the increasing use of electronic gadgets without proper disposal mechanism is posing serious threat to the country’s environment. Burning or leaving ...
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  • ATMs to become blind-friendly in India
    India’s largest lender State Bank of India plans to introduce 7,000 voice-enabled ATMs across the country for visually challenged customers beginning next ...
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  • Pakistan to launch weather channel
    To mitigate the effects of climate change, Pakistan will soon launch a television weather channel that will keep people, particularly farmers, informed about ...
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  • News recordings soon in tribal dialects
    A unique new mobile technology developed by Microsoft India in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology will allow citizen journalists to leave ...
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  • E-learning going mobile in Asia
    Liau Yun Qing, Tech Journalist at ZDNet Asia, talks about proliferation of mobile devices in Asian markets and companies adopting to e-learning, as popularity ...
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  • Green digital education
    Future Gov’s report <b><i>Green, Virtual, Social: The future of Asian education?</i></b> highlights the shift from paper-based materials to digital content ...
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  • Power from the pedals
    An unusual CO2-free, pocket-sized cell phone charging device has been developed by two Kenyans using parts of old televisions and radios. A dynamo attached to ...
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  • Keeping the Internet free and open
    The success of Internet lies precisely in its openness, transparency and decentralisation, says <b>Lynn St. Amour</b>, president and CEO, Internet Society. Its ...
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  • Off the shelf, onto the laptop
    With the growing popularity of electronic and digital audio books, public libraries have started expanding their online collections and are providing easy ...
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  • Green digital homes
    Hitachi has developed a new television set that will help to save energy at homes. The image in the TV fades out within seconds when the viewer looks away from ...
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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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