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Pervasive Technologies: Access to Knowledge (A2K)in the Marketplace

Pervasive networked communication technologies are transforming the way in which people across the world access information. The prices of mobile phones and netbooks have plummeted, even as their penetration and use have become nearly ubiquitous. …

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Improving research capacity on information society issues

An IDRC-funded project has enhanced the research capacity of 15 emerging information society scholars in Africa, Asia, and Latin America through grants, mentorship, and training. Thanks to the project, more researchers from developing countries are...


News

IDRC program to focus on digital innovations

08/01/2016

​IDRC’s Board of Governors recently approved a 5-year implementation plan for a new program that will help leverage science and advanced technologies to drive innovation and sustainable growth in developing countries.    The Networked Economies...

Adopting Open Data Charter on the agenda at global summit on open government in Mexico

27/10/2015

​Open government is on the cutting edge of public policy innovation, with its commitment to use data and policy tools to improve how citizens interact with their elected representatives.  On October 28-29, 2015, more than 1,500 people from around...

Events

Harnessing data for social and economic impact in the Arab world

09/12/2015

Using data effectively has great potential for Arab countries. While the concept is still relatively new to the region, there is a growing interest among researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to better understand the value of data. IDRC...

Highlight: Canadian and Caribbean parliamentarians discuss open data

27/04/2015

On April 27 and 28, the International Development Research Centre co-hosted a two-day meeting on open data and open parliaments with the Canada Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. This inaugural meeting of the Canada-Caribbean...

Latest Results

An IDRC-funded project has enhanced the research capacity of 15 emerging information society scholars in Africa, Asia, and Latin America through grants, mentorship, and training. Thanks to the project, more researchers from developing countries are...
Improving research capacity on information society issues Training young researchers to influence telecommunications policyNew books highlight diverse ways ICTs contribute to developmentTeacher education program explores building professional learning communities in IndiaInformation Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technology

Latest Results

IDRC-supported conferences, tutorials, and internships in Asia, Africa and Latin America are building the capacity of young researchers to inform telecommunications policy. Communication Policy Research: south (CPRsouth) conferences showcase the...
Improving research capacity on information society issues Training young researchers to influence telecommunications policyNew books highlight diverse ways ICTs contribute to developmentTeacher education program explores building professional learning communities in IndiaInformation Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technology

Latest Results

Two recently published open access books present the findings of IDRC-funded research exploring the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in developing countries. These books provide important insights into the increasingly...
Improving research capacity on information society issues Training young researchers to influence telecommunications policy New books highlight diverse ways ICTs contribute to developmentTeacher education program explores building professional learning communities in IndiaInformation Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technology

Latest Results

IDRC supports the Research on Open Educational Resources for Development (ROER4D) project, which aims to improve educational policy, practice, and research in developing countries through a better understanding of the use and impact of open...
Improving research capacity on information society issues Training young researchers to influence telecommunications policyNew books highlight diverse ways ICTs contribute to development Teacher education program explores building professional learning communities in IndiaInformation Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technology

Latest Results

A robust network of researchers in Africa, Asia, and Latin America has delved down to the household level to better understand the changes brought about by increased access to information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the developing...
Improving research capacity on information society issues Training young researchers to influence telecommunications policyNew books highlight diverse ways ICTs contribute to developmentTeacher education program explores building professional learning communities in India Information Lives of the Poor: Fighting poverty with technology
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