Over the last several years, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been a critical component of human and social development around the world. ICTs have helped drive economies, revolutionize education, and improve government’s service delivery and citizens’ engagement. But who collects and measures the data to show the crucial impact of the expanding information society?For […]
Click for detail My recent blog “Tech hubs across Africa: Which will be the legacy-makers?” generated a long list and a wide range of comments, many suggesting tech hubs we hadn’t noted on the map. As a result of your feedback, we’ve updated the list and created a new map. Here are also two […]
The world of information and communication technology has changed dramatically over the past decade, evolving from a simple transmission path for information into an enabling platform for countless personal, social and business uses. To keep up with this rapidly increasing usage and growing demand, today’s networks are steadily shifting from narrowband to broadband. Consumers are […]
The OECD Development Centre and the International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF) are organizing a High-Level Panel on “Gender equality in the post-2015 agenda: the importance of social norms for inclusive development”. Go to Source No tags for this post.
The African economy is undergoing diversification and becoming more integrated into the world economy. But whether the current pace of change is sufficient to achieve lasting structural transformation is another question.In order for GVCs to contribute positively to structural change, policy also needs to adapt. Go to Source No tags for this post.
The OECD Development Centre and the Organisation de la Francophonie (OIF) are organizing a High-Level Panel on “Gender equality in a post-2015 agenda: the importance of social norms for inclusive development”. Go to Source No tags for this post.
Foundations’ engagement is critical to youth empowerment efforts. They employ innovative approaches to support youth which go far beyond the mere provision of funding to promising projects. This non-financial support encompasses technical assistance, capacity-building measures and strategic management advice and can result in a set of very different roles for foundations in the support to […]