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MOOCs and e-learning for higher education in developing countries: the case of Tajikistan

There has been a lot of talk and research on massive open online courses (MOOCs) and their potential impact, but is it really applicable to developing countries? How can universities take advantage of online content?

Digital IDs: A powerful platform for enhanced service delivery across all sectors

Lack of personal official identification (ID) prevents people from fully exercising their rights and isolates them socially and economically — voting, legal action, receipt of government benefits, banking, and borrowing are all virtually closed off.

Flexibility, opportunity and inclusion through online outsourcing jobs

What is online outsourcing, and how could countries leverage it to create new jobs for youth and women? Those are questions we will help answer as part of an upcoming report and toolkit.

A real-time food security information system is a Big Data reality

Today, all the necessary information assets are available to provide actionable insight to farmers: models, real-time local weather, crop and agronomic

Towards a free, open and secure Internet

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The world is becoming more digitized, interconnected and dependent on the Internet for opportuniti