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Published by UNESCO, Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Communication and Information in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Asia,
  • South Asia.

Subjects:

  • Poverty -- South Asia.,
  • South Asia -- Economic conditions.

Book details:

About the Edition

With reference to South Asia.

Edition Notes

StatementDon Slater, Jo Tacchi.
ContributionsTacchi, Jo., Unesco. Regional Bureau for Communication and Information.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC430.6.Z9 P66 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3333744M
LC Control Number2004312861

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  The publication presents comparative research findings of local initiatives spread across a series of sites in South Asia, including Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, and India. The sites include a range of community media and use information and communication technologies (ICTs) as part of efforts to reduce by: UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers; Media development. Communication for sustainable development; Community media; Public Service Broadcasting; Measuring media development; Journalism education and training; Media literacy; Freedom of expression. Safety of Journalists; Freedom of Information; Professional Journalistic Standards and Code of Ethics; Press . ICT Pathways to Poverty Reduction presents a conceptual framework to analyse how poverty dynamics change over time and whether ICT access benefits the poor as well as the not-so-poor. Research on ICT innovations for poverty reduction. By Don Slater and Jo A. Tacchi. Abstract. The publication presents comparative research findings of local initiatives spread across a series of sites in South Asia, including Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, and India. The sites include a range of community media and use information and.

Innovation for development and poverty reduction: an integrative literature review Mario Pansera University of Exeter Business School [email protected] Fabien Martinez Academy of Business in Society [email protected] Abstract Purpose This paper develops a critical analysis of the innovation discourse, arguing that a more. poverty reduction as long as the basic needs of the poor are not met. The argument in this paper falls somewhere in between. It is argued that the ICT, if supported with the right policies and with cross-cutting and holistic approaches, will complement and strengthen other multisectoral efforts that are required for poverty reduction, including those meeting basic needs. Definition of ICT. The Role of ICT in Poverty Reduction producing and distributing ICT products can be found everywhere in the economy. (OECD ). The definition, thus, paves the way for understanding the multi-dimensionality of ICT and its applicability to help reduce poverty across various sectors. The manufacturing sector of ICT hardware and. Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a research and policy non-profit that discovers and promotes effective solutions to global poverty problems.

Praise for this book ‘In a fascinating world of fast-changing information and communications, dramatic changes in poverty and myriad relationships among them, ICT Pathways to Poverty Reduction is a gem. Focusing on Eastern and Southern Africa, it provides a wise development of theoretical perspectives and analyt-. the urgency of ICT access for poverty reduction: seismic changes are taking place, the availability and use of technology is no longer optional, and the cost reduction driving forces are . Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): a (external link) http. ICT Pathways to Poverty Reduction is essential reading for policymakers and researchers in international development, as well as staff of development agencies working on livelihoods for the poor.