By extending access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and encouraging the use of ICTs, the World Bank aims to stimulate sustainable growth, improve service delivery, and promote good governance and social accountability.
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July 24, 2014 — Open Data can support and contribute to India’s ambitious development goals, because it enables better understanding of government efforts among citizens and enhances accountability.Read More »
July 3, 2014 — At least 80 percent of the world's Internet content is in one of only 10 languages. Gabon is seeking to change that through increased use of local vernacular languages in technology.Read More »
July 4, 2014 — Since 2011, the Nigerian government has made notable progress in advancing its ICT agenda, including a commitment to Open Data. Here are some of the ways the World Bank has helped the country plan and pursue its technological goals.Read More »
The Korean Trust Fund on ICT4D, administered jointly by the ICT Sector Unit and infoDev, supports activities that serve as input in the development of lending operations in key domains of ICT for Development.
The World Bank has joined forces with Open Data Institute and Open Knowledge Foundation in a three-year project designed to help policy makers and citizens in developing countries understand and exploit the benefits of open data.
The Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development is an international, multi-stakeholder initiative to improve the availability and quality of ICT data and indicators, particularly in developing countries.