Practical Insights on Economic Development

Technology Salon: How Are We Making Affordable Broadband Internet Access a Reality?

Technology Salon: How Are We Making Affordable Broadband Internet Access a Reality?

Published on: Apr 04 2014 by Aaron Mason - Comments Off on Technology Salon: How Are We Making Affordable Broadband Internet Access a Reality?
San Francisco Technology Salon: Sign Up to Get Invited We all know that broadband connectivity is an accelerant for social and economic development. The last year...
A 20 Percent Tax on Mobile Phones: What is Ghana’s Parliament Thinking?

A 20 Percent Tax on Mobile Phones: What is Ghana’s Parliament Thinking?

Published on: Jul 26 2013 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
I am not Ghanian. I do not live in Ghana. So maybe I am missing something obvious. But I am very confused as to why Ghana’s Parliament passed a bill to re-impose...
New Leadership Course Prepares African Leaders for Knowledge Society Development

New Leadership Course Prepares African Leaders for Knowledge Society Development

Published on: Jul 12 2013 by Niamh Brannigan - 1 Comment
On Friday, 5th July, in one of the largest African Union Commission (AUC) initiatives in professional development, 213 mid-to-senior level Government and public...
Get an ICT4D Job! China, U.S., Nigeria, Philippines

Get an ICT4D Job! China, U.S., Nigeria, Philippines

Published on: Jun 26 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on Get an ICT4D Job! China, U.S., Nigeria, Philippines
Innovation in Communication Project Director: Internews is seeking a Project Director to be based in Beijing to perform high level tasks and program implementation...
How Is Technology Causing Breakthroughs in Youth Economic Opportunity?

How Is Technology Causing Breakthroughs in Youth Economic Opportunity?

Published on: Oct 21 2011 by Linda Raftree - 1 Comment
At the Making Cents International’s Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference, the youth and ICTs panel mentioned a few of the many areas where new technologies...
How ICT can improve Technical and Vocational Skills Development

How ICT can improve Technical and Vocational Skills Development

Published on: Jun 29 2011 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How ICT can improve Technical and Vocational Skills Development
GESCI has recently published two papers trying to tease out key issues related to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and their integration to national...