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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October 27, 2014 — World Bank Group and other global leaders pledge political support and $8 billion in financial assistance for countries in the Horn of Africa, including transport routes, stronger ICT and broadband connectivity, and increased cross-border trade. Read More »
October 22, 2014 — A recent World Bank-supported project helps provide quality, affordable telecommunications and Internet services to the rural people, changing their lives in an unprecedented way. 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.