Friday | 18 Aug 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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  • Young minds changing the world
    This year’s World Summit Youth Award winners will present their Internet-based projects to government and business leaders during the United Nations Global ...
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  • The E2: A green computer for everyone
    Non-profit internet provider GreenNet's new ultra-low power computer can run on a car battery for hours and uses a maximum of nine watts of electricity. ...
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  • 'Technologising' education
    Integrating technologies with the educational system is a major challenge of pedagogy today. <b>Dr Ananya S. Guha</b> of IGNOU states that the two are in fact ...
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  • Wired to Unwired
    Every year one billion new mobile phones are sold. <b>Jack Rowley</b> talks about the 'connected' world and how this 'indicator of development' contributes to ...
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  • Mobile phones and the birds and bees
    Of late mobile phones have been blamed for a significant decline in populations of bees and birds, especially sparrows. <b>Ken Banks</b> tries to find out if ...
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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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  • ICTs for environment action
    ITU publication <b><i>ICTs for e-Environment: Guidelines for Developing Countries with a Focus on Climate Change</i></b> provides an overview of the impact of ...
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  • Mobile technology for global health
    The <b><i>mHealth for Development</i></b> report, published by Vodafone and United Nations Foundation, surveys the benefits of mobile technology to improve ...
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  • Online atlas for endangered languages
    UNESCO has unveiled the digital version of the <b><i>Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger</i></b>. This interactive electronic tool has updated information ...
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  • Interactive radio for education
    EDC's new publication <b><i>Tuned In to Student Success: Assessing the Impact of Interactive Radio Instruction for the Hardest to Reach</i></b> highlights the ...
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  • Making the most of mobiles in advocacy
    Mobile phone campaigns provide a wider outreach in the developing world where internet access can be slow or limited. The manual <b><i>Using Mobile Phones in ...
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  • Exploring learning technologies
    The <b><i>Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning</i></b> by George Siemens and Peter Tittenberger from the University of Manitoba has been designed as ...
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  • Measuring information societies
    The latest edition of <b><i>Measuring the Information Society</i></b> features the new ITU <i>ICT Development Index</i> which captures the level of advancement ...
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  • Transforming rural lives with a phone
    LifeLines - an innovative service brings a world of information right to the fields and farms of rural communities simply on the dial of a phone!
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  • Software 'gives children a voice'
    Scientists claim to have developed the first technology of its kind to allow children with communication problems to converse better.
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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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