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2003; OECD Development Centre. English.

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radium; cans; agriculture and food.international cooperation for development; donor; tellurium; icts for development; ict; poverty; communication; ict donor policy; poverty; aid and debt.sector specific aid.sector specific aid ict; aid and debt.sector specific aid; technology; it; icts for development.government and donor policy; aid and debt.poverty focused aid; governance; developed countries; civil aid; development policies; governance.privatisation of infrastructure; private sector; developing countries; agriculture and food; donors; aid and debt; aid; internet

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This document analyses ICT for development strategies (objectives, guiding principles, institutional arrangements) and programmes designed to implement these strategies. It focuses on bilateral and multilateral development agencies.Since the first compilation exercise was carried out in 2001, the ICT for development landscape has changed in a number of ways that are well reflected in the surve ...

Yu, B.M., Konkuk University, Seoul, Kim, S.W., Konkuk University, Seoul, Park, S.Y., Konkuk University, Seoul, Park, H.J., Konkuk University, Seoul, Lee, E.J., Konkuk University, Seoul. Journal of Agricultural Education and Human Resource Development, 1738-7361. dec2009. Korean.

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Directory

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literacy; alphabetisation; ict literacy; alfabetizacion; digital divide; agricultural ict literacy; performance analysis

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The purpose of the study was to find the strategies for improving agricultural ICT literacy considered the one of factors that could rise the life quality and enlarge the economical value of agriculture. In order to figure out its problems, the current situation was analyzed by literature review and by professional meetings with Agriculture Forestry Fisheries Information Service. The findings ...

Khatiwada, L.K., Tolentino, L.L.,Philippines Univ. Los Banos, College. Formerly The Philippine Agriculturist (Philippines), 0031-7454. jun2005. English.

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Summary

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developpement de la communaute; community development; social structure; rural communities; technique de communication; desarrollo de la comunidad; communaute rurale; cambio social; changement social; structure sociale; nepal; comunidades rurales; tecnologia de comunicacion; communication technology; social change; estructura social

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Nepal has recently embarked on a long-term policy and strategy for the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the hope of addressing development, particularly in the rural areas. How rural communities in Nepal are or will be transformed by the use of ICT is the main focus of the study, which investigated the factors affecting access to ICT and its consequences to Nepalese soc ...

Eligio, M.C.N., Executive Assistant to President. c2004; Central Luzon State University. English.

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Thesis

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investigacion; recuperacion de informacion; information retrieval; recherche de l'information; research; recherche

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This study aimed to improve understanding on the information seeking behavior of the Science City of Muñoz (SCM) researchers as predisposed towards the use of information and communication technology m(ICT), or information search. Ninety-four researchers from five research and development (R&D) institutions in the SCM served as respondents. Survey method using questionnaire was utilized to g ...

S. Batchelor, P. Norrish, N. Scott, M. Webb. 2003; Department for International Development, UK. English.

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participation; participation; ict rural; role of women; information technology; governance.transparency access to information; training; case studies; icts for development.mobile and telecentre innovation; egovernance; case studies; ecommerce; icts for development; e-commerce; poverty; ict and poverty; forecasting; governance; sustainability; icts for development.icts and governance; ict and agriculture; agriculture and food.agricultural policy; e governance; agriculture and food; fishermen; communication technology; women

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This report offers 12 detailed case studies of activities that sought to benefit the poor and had an ICT component. The case studies show that ICTs can enhance development projects. The research has not conclusively proven that an ICT activity directed at increasing income for the poor can, on its own, generate cost recovery inclusive of set-up and replacement costs, i.e. achieve economic su ...

Plete, A.J.T., Philippines Univ. Los Baños, College. dec2007 English.

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Non-Conventional

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universidades; bibliotheque; universite; universities; technique de communication; libraries; bibliotecas; tecnologia de comunicacion; philippines; communication technology; internet; filipinas

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This study determined communication and other factors associated with ICT [information and communication technology] utilization, particularly the use and application of computer software, electronic mail, and World Wide Web in the teaching-learning process. Seventy randomly selected faculty members of Cavite State University (CvSU)-Main Campus in Indang, Cavite were surveyed and data were ana ...

Engelbrecht, Hans-Jurgen, Xayavong, Vilaphonh. 2004 English.

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Working Paper

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productivity analysis; labour productivity growth; o47; ict intensive industries; information and communication technology; o50; new zealand.

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This paper examines the link between information and communication technology (ICT) and New Zealand's labour productivity (LP) growth in 29 industries over the period 1988-2003, and over relevant sub-periods. After deriving an ICT intensity index in order to classify industries into 'more ICT intensive' and 'less ICT intensive', we compare LP growth rates for these two industry groupings. Furt ...

Lixi, Marc, Dahan, Mariana. 2014; World Bank, Washington, DC. English.

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Other

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policy formulation; portals; service delivery; broadband; mobile applications; insurance system; business process; cost control; tagging; supply chain; open government; engineers; instruction; search; ppps; private sector; capacity-building; telecoms; network analysis; businesses; systems integration; r&d; digital; infrastructure management; penetration rates; private investment; e-services; financial institutions; television; telecommunication; communications networks; government services; private partnerships; custom; knowledge transfer; telecom services; business model; digital signature; human resource; private sector development; commerce; computers; rfid; mobile devices; ict; financial services; innovations; bandwidth; business opportunities; hacking; geographic information systems; video; mobile phones; commodity; innovation; global economy; radio frequency; information technologies; wireless; inventory; programs; backbone networks; call centers; networking; office operations; open market; affordable access; digital medium; physical infrastructure; digital divide; network traffic; rural digital divide; infrastructure access; institutional capacity; telemedicine; pcs; enabling environment; new technologies; capabilities; pdf; server; distance education; e-government; information systems; economic development; communication skills; access to capital; regulatory environment; it spending; international best practices; entertainment; satellite; content production; mobile services; services to users; telecom; communication technologies; human resource development; agents; telecenters; engineering; competitiveness; cellphone; legal framework; interoperability; it services; catalytic role; sensors; business process outsourcing; access tariff; image; interface; regulatory frameworks; one-stop shop; application development; components; e-commerce development; web; growth path; telecom infrastructure; radio frequency identification; backbone; electricity; competition law; business systems; information society; community access; services to citizens; tax incentives; broadcasting; infrastructure development; equipment; communication technology; government office; public administration; sites; literacy; customer segments; institutional frameworks; higher education institutions; internet access; financial resources; outsourcing; business models; privacy; learning; government entities; connectivity; www; industry association; embedded systems; radio; financial products; mobile application; capacity building; market information; global competitiveness; positive externalities; entrepreneurial skills; information services; media; data entry; manufacturing industry; adsl; growth cycle; animation; marketplaces; knowledge base; silos; medium enterprises; fiber optics; telecommunications; communities; installation; physical goods; unique identifiers; software developers; website; user experience; content development; business environments; cities; reliability; literacy rate; quality of service; implementation strategy; reliable technologies; institutional framework; basic; mobile phone; action plan; intellectual property rights; collaboration; access to information; high-speed; back-office; results; foreign investment; database creation; foreign direct investment; computing; uses; user; global market; telecom sector; e-commerce; dvd; time period; productivity; intellectual property; business environment; manufacturing; result

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Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has achieved remarkable progress toward social and economic indicators. Analytical evidence shows that development projects with a significant information and communication technology (ICT) component have a higher potential to achieve greater outcomes on the ground than the ones not supported by ICT. This is why the Government of Ethiopia sees ...

Zagado, R.G., Philippines Univ. Los Baños, College. apr2006 English.

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Bibliography

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arroz; tecnologia de la informacion; agricultores; riz; information technology; technique de communication; agriculteur; farmers; technologie de l'information; rice; filipinas; tecnologia de comunicacion; philippines; communication technology

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This study delved on the constructions of information and communication technology or ICT from the point of view of rice farmers. A phenomenological approach was employed. Using this approach, the author surfaced ICT constructions by examining lived experiences of four rice farmers from Barangay Puypuy, Bay, Laguna using Taylor et al.'s postulation of communication as dialogic of conversation ...

Chiabai, Aline, Rübbelke, Dirk, Maurer, Lisa. Environment, development and sustainability, 1387-585X. 2013. English.

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Journal Article

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communications technology; environmental sustainability; biodiversity; surveys; issues and policy; experts; environmental protection; climate change; energy

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Whether information and communication technology (ICT) constitutes a threat or a cure to environment’s deterioration is controversially discussed. Empirical evidence on the impacts of ICT is rare, so that generalizable lessons can hardly be drawn. This study provides empirical results on the role of ICT in research for environmental sustainability, but instead of ascertaining the impact of ICT ...

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