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Title 2009 Information and communications for development : extending reach and increasing impact
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xix, 316 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; PART I; BOXES; FIGURES; TABLES; PART II; Contributors
Summary Over the last decade, information and communication technologies (ICT) have been increasingly used to achieve development goals. Developing countries, including poorer ones, have enjoyed rapid technological progress to help pull millions of people out of poverty. ICTs help transform economic and social activities for firms, governments and citizens. Information and Communication for Development 2009: Scaling Up Impact, the second issue of the World Bank's IC4D series, focuses on the effect of increased access to advanced ICT services and development of a vibrant IT sector on sustaining growth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Information services -- Statistics
Information services -- Developing countries
Information technology -- Statistics
Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Telecommunication -- Statistics
Telecommunication -- Developing countries
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Comparative.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic History.
Information services
Information technology
Information technology -- Economic aspects
Developing countries
Genre/Form Statistics
Form Electronic book
Author World Bank. Development Data Group.
World Bank. Global Information & Communication Technologies Department.
LC no. 2009455388
ISBN 9780821376065
Other Titles Information and communications for development 2009 : extending reach and increasing impact