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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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  • Use of ICT for climate change mitigation
    Increasing GHG emissions and the resulting sea level rise is posing a serious threat to low lying countries like Bangladesh. <b>Shahriar Hossain</b> writes ...
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  • Combating climate change with ICTs
    Produced by OneWorld South Asia, <b><i>Fixing the Climate with ICTs</i></b> summarises the e-discussions of GKP’s 2008 virtual forum. This guide captures the ...
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  • Track your tree online
    A group of researchers in India are coming up with a new online database that will track the life-cycle of common plants in the country. The website will allow ...
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  • 'Earth Now' available for Android
    One of the top iPhone education apps in the iTunes store is now available for Android. The free NASA 'Earth Now' Android app immerses cyber explorers in ...
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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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  • Graphic climate guide for hikers
    A new device is becoming popular with hikers for studying the impact of global warming on the Alps. A GPS equipped iPhone provides a historical comparison of ...
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  • NASA and others seek ways to save forests
    Space agencies, governments and Google Inc. have entered in a new partnership to save the forests in tropical countries. Satellite images received via Google ...
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  • Artificial trees to combat climate change
    Geo-engineering will help 'decarbonise' the global economy, claims a new report. Artificial trees, among other solutions, can help capture a thousand times of ...
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  • ICTs vital to tackle climate change: UN
    Addressing a global forum in Geneva, UN chief has pointed out the significance of ICTs in building awareness and creating opportunities to address climate ...
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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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  • New ICT index to reduce emissions
    International Development Corporation's newly launched ICT Sustainability Index will guide nations in effectively meeting internal and international emission ...
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  • Tracking climate promises
    UN has launched an online tool called ‘climate pledge tracker’ to monitor the promises made by individual countries in combating climate change. With the new ...
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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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