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Project ID: 1296551300
Entity: UNCTAD
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Activity: UNCTAD publishes Information Economy Report 2010: ICTs, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation, October 2010
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Activity description: The Report highlights that, for the first time, there are realistic opportunities for inhabitants of remote locations in low-income countries to get connected via ICTs. Farmers, fishermen and micro-entrepreneurs use mobile phones for their commercial activities; some poor people found new livelihoods on the back of this trend. Policymakers should seize these new opportunities to leverage ICTs and enterprise to bring tangible benefits to the poor.
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Entity from: International
 
Geographical coverage of the activity: International
 
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development [ICT for sustainable development]
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life [E-business] [E-commerce and e-trade] [Enabling environment] [SME competitiveness] [Technology and innovation] [Supply chains and outsourcing]
 
Related MDGs:
MDG 1. Eradicate poverty and hunger
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 8. Develop a global partnership for development
 
Activity type: Publication
Time scale: Completed
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