What are ICTs?


"ICTs" stands for Information and Communications Technologies, and covers a conundrum of equipment and devices that enable transmittal, processing and use of information and knowledge.

ICTs for Development

With a particular focus on poverty and developing countries, ICTs can be powerful tools for very low-income groups to improve accessibility, ensure credidibility and build trust to improve their status in society,\.

In this GDRC programme, the role of internet and ICTs in development is explored in detail - not just the 'nuts and bolts' of the actual technologies, but also in terms of the skills, capacities, and decision-support systems that are necessary to drive such technologies.

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Contact: Hari Srinivas - hsrinivas@gdrc.org