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Using Open Data to drive innovation, collaboration and change in India

Open Data has the potential to be a game-changing tool in poverty reduction and economic growth.

Open Data for economic growth: the latest evidence

One of the key policy drivers for Open Data has been to drive economic growth and business innovation.

Matching development challenges with tech solutions in the fight against extreme poverty

The goals of multilateral development agencies, United Nations and World Bank Group are laser-focused on the post-2015 development agenda, calling for transformative change by eradicating extreme poverty and raising economic prosperity for all.

A global information society: are we there yet?

Gender and inclusion
must be more
integrated into global
information and 
​communication

Pursuing job creation, citizen engagement and government efficiency through ICTs in Nigeria


Nigeria's Ministry of Communication Technology is
advancing a wide range of ICT initiatives,

The transformative promise of the Maker Movement

All around the world, an increasing number of individuals calling themselves “makers” are transforming the “Do-It-Yourself” culture.

A new Toolkit to help develop national broadband strategies

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.

Celebrating 10 years of Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development

Over the last several years, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been a critical component of human and social development around the world.