June 6, 2023
Inclusive Plug Episode 24: How Can We Make Information and Communications Technologies Work for Development?
The use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) have increased throughout the world, particularly after the advent of the Internet. Statistics show that most people living in the developed economies have access to ICTs in one form or another, but this is not the case for people living in developing economies. Some of the questions explored in this episode are: how can these countries, especially in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership region, take advantage of the opportunities generated by ICTs? And how can the vulnerable groups in these countries benefit from ICTs?