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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January 31, 2015 — Residents of Accra, Dar es Salaam, Nairobi and Rio de Janeiro are creating hardware, software and business solutions to transform their cities into more sustainable places. Read More »
January 21, 2015 — Russia has achieved substantial progress in the areas of broadband and ultra-fast broadband access in recent years, but the long-term sustainability of a positive growth trajectory faces some risk. Read More »
January 12, 2015 — Youth unemployment in Lebanon is at 34 percent. Creating internet workspaces can help young entrepreneurs find their niche - and a steady job - developing apps for international markets. 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.