August 2, 2012

World Bank ICT Strategy 2012-2015: ICT for Greater Development Impact

World Bank Group Announces New Focus on Using
ICT for Greater Development Impact

via News & Broadcast – World Bank Group Announces New Focus on Using ICT for Greater Development Impact.

The Strategy’s Three Pillars

Transform:┬áMaking development more open and accountable, and improving service delivery ÔÇô for instance, education, health, and financial services.

Innovate:┬áDeveloping competitive IT-based service industries and fostering ICT innovation across the economy ÔÇô with a focus on job creation, especially for women and youth.

Connect:┬áScaling up affordable access to broadband ÔÇô including for women, disabled citizens, disadvantaged communities, and people living in remote and rural areas.

 

Download the World Bank Information and Communication Technology Sector Strategy 2012-2015 [PDF]
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