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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August 11, 2014 — A new model of democratized production is turning consumers into innovators, entrepreneurs and manufacturers. Powered by “makers,” this new world of digital fabrication is innovating in sectors including education, health and water. Read More »
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 »
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.