Ten areas to consider in ICT for Development

Published 3 Nov 2008 by Alberto Escudero Pascaul

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A presentation on ICTs for Social Development was given to the Yemen ICT Committee that was visiting Sweden in November 2008. The presentation was a part of the two months training program focusing on management of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The training program was funded by the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER) and organized/carried out by Life Academy.

The presentation focused on 10 areas that are important to consider in ICT for Development:

  • Training & Education
  • Free Open Source Software
  • Localization
  • Wireless Networks
  • Voice over IP
  • Network Security
  • Energy Solutions
  • Mobile Services
  • NOC Design
  • ICT Policy and development Plans

Keyword(s): Localization, Open Source, Open Source Software, Solar, VoIP, Wireless,