Tuesday | 19 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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  • 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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  • How green are my gadgets?
    Companies are making their products greener in line with the expectations of their market. This year's Consumer Electronics Show witnessed many companies ...
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  • Online platform for climate adaptation
    A global initiative by the International Institute for Environment Development will bring together donor agencies, NGOs and research institutes from over 50 ...
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  • Mobiles boost Africa climate data
    Wide gaps in weather and climate data across Africa may be addressed by unique mobile phone tower-mounted weather stations that are being set up in partnership ...
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  • Tagging technology to track trash
    The ebb and flow of thousands of pieces of household rubbish are to be tracked using sophisticated mobile tags. Carlo Ratti explains how the tiny tags work.
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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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  • Next generation solar power
    A range of new solar technologies from compact chargers, roof tiles to solar farms are contributing towards efficient energy by harnessing green power on mass ...
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  • Small nation, big effort
    Small is no obstacle to do big things. Cook Islands is the first small developing country to create a comprehensive multimedia biodiversity database that helps ...
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  • Social networking to save rainforests
    Environmental groups and activists have partnered with big corporations like Starbucks and Dell to form Team Earth to save the world’s rainforests. The social ...
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  • Addressing environmental impacts of ICTs
    <b><i>Towards Green ICT strategies: Assessing Policies and Programmes on ICTs and the Environment</i></b>, OECD’s report analyses government policies and ...
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Global Goals 2030
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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

Digital Opportunity channels and collaborative projects include:
Ek Duniya Anek Awaaz OneWorld Open Knowledge Network ItrainOnline TIKI the Penguin, Kids Channel
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