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Education is a pillar of development.
Topic(s): EDUCATION, WOMEN, NETWORKS, GAMES, TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Total Funding: CA$ 1,784,980.00

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This project will support digital innovations that solve development challenges.
Topic(s): TELECOMMUNICATIONS, EDUCATION, ECONOMICS, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, GOVERNMENT
Region(s): North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, South Asia, Far East Asia, South America
Total Funding: CA$ 1,170,630.00

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Many developing countries lack the capacity and resources to collect and analyze data for evidence-based policy-making.
Topic(s): POLICY MAKING, DATA ANALYSIS, URBAN PLANNING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Region(s): Bangladesh, Sri Lanka
Total Funding: CA$ 725,000.00

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How can information and technology increase economic opportunities in the developing world?
Topic(s): ECONOMIC GROWTH, EMPLOYMENT CREATION, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, SMALLHOLDERS, AGRICULTURE, RURAL AREAS
Region(s): India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka
Total Funding: CA$ 722,624.00

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This project's main objective is to help Burma (Myanmar) transition to an inclusive, networked economy that advances its social and economic goals, giving citizens access to technology and services.
Topic(s): INFORMATION SOCIETY, INFORMATION USERS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, REGIONAL DISPARITY
Region(s): Myanmar
Total Funding: CA$ 1,199,643.00

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This project will address the gaps in research on how openness can contribute to better development outcomes.
Topic(s): GOVERNMENT, EDUCATION, DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH, INFORMATION DISSEMINATION
Total Funding: CA$ 708,000.00

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Climate change, environmental degradation, emerging infectious diseases, inadequate access to clean drinking water, and food insecurity affect all parts of the world.
Topic(s): INFORMATION DISSEMINATION, CLIMATE CHANGE, WATER MANAGEMENT, FOOD SECURITY, ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION
Total Funding: CA$ 1,998,594.00

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This project aims to strengthen the accountability and legitimacy of public institutions, improve public services, and fuel economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean through research and innovation on open data initiatives.
Topic(s): ECONOMIC GROWTH, CIVIL SOCIETY, INFORMATION DISSEMINATION
Total Funding: CA$ 2,542,700.00

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Technology can be a crucial catalyst for improving people's lives in the developing world.
Topic(s): INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, RESEARCH CAPACITY, RESEARCH METHODS, METHODOLOGY, EVALUATION
Region(s): North of Sahara, South of Sahara, Central Asia, South Asia, Far East Asia
Total Funding: CA$ 521,773.00

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This project aims to inform policies that help marginalized groups in Africa, such as women and the poor, to take advantage of the social and economic opportunities of broadband Internet.
Topic(s): POLICY MAKING, MARGINALITY, WOMEN, POVERTY ALLEVIATION, ECONOMIC GROWTH, INFORMATION NETWORKS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Region(s): North of Sahara, South of Sahara
Total Funding: CA$ 1,662,400.00

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