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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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  • 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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  • Cellphones to hone teaching skills
    Teachers in India will soon be able to access information relevant to their subjects through mobile phones. A government-funded institute is developing a ...
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  • Sri Lanka gets eRevenue Licence facility
    A new online service initiated by the Lanka Gate Project in partnership with ICTA allows people to renew or get a new vehicle revenue license issued, sitting ...
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  • Blog boost learning in Malaysia
    The need for exchanging knowledge outside classroom has resulted to the creation of a unique networking blog, Multiply. Besides fostering a sustainable ...
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  • Developing a knowledge society
    GeSCI’s publication <b><i>Building a Knowledge Society for All</i></b> points out that while transition to knowledge-based economies is progressing, the gap ...
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  • Computing is transforming science
    Microsoft Research publication <b><i>The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery</i></b> is a collection of essays that offers insight into the ...
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  • IDS to build knowledge networks in India
    The UK-based IDS, in partnership with OneWorld South Asia, organised a one-day workshop in New Delhi to share its research on important development issues like ...
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  • Dial for m-healthcare in Bangladesh
    This new m-initiative in Bangladesh allows patients to receive free advice from health workers, and prenatal health alerts 24/7 via mobile. Patients can even ...
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  • British geology maps go digital
    The British Geological Survey has launched a new website that provides free access to the national archive. With the help of a range of educational and ...
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  • Knowledge sharing in cyberspace
    UNESCO's first openly licensed publication <i><b>Open Educational Resources: Conversations in Cyberspace</b></i> brings together the background papers and ...
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  • Talking back to radio
    Radio is often considered to be a one-way medium, but the African Farm Radio Research Initiative is investigating ways of combining radio and ICTs to gather ...
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  • Mobile learning for students worldwide
    The Global Teenager Project's new mobile component will enable schools to participate in the world's largest online learning programme. Students from remote ...
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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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  • Web 2.0 aiding researchers
    The use of new software and web tools provided by Web 2.0 are helping scientists across the world to document, index and share their works. Reference managers ...
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  • Simplified desktops for the aged
    A unique desktop called SimplicITY, with six buttons and a website for the elderly, has been launched. With millions of people now in their sixties and above ...
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  • Getting access to environmental data
    An EU-funded project called Sensors Anywhere (SANY) has created a new platform that allows free exchange and use of environmental data regardless of its ...
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  • Rare scientific manuscripts now online
    The Royal Society, world's oldest scientific institution, will release original works of scientists like Isaac Newton, Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Hawking and ...
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  • Creating art with pocket tools
    An artist from the Chicago Art Department has found a unique way to promote art with new pocket tools. Using iPhones for mixing and overlapping music and ...
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  • Year of 'augmented reality'
    Technological breakthroughs in 2009 have led to the increasing demand of experimental services on mobiles that will blur the line between physical and the ...
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» Online climate conference
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» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
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