The Information Economy Report 2008 - Science and technology for development: the new paradigm of ICT, analyses the current and potential contribution of information technology to knowledge creation and diffusion. It explores how ICTs help generate innovations that improve the livelihoods of the poor and support enterprise competitiveness. The report examines how ICTs affect productivity and growth and reflects on the need for a development-oriented approach to intellectual property rights in order to enable effective access to technology. ICT has also given rise to new models for sharing knowledge and collective production.In Bangladesh, D.Net works with infomediaries recruited locally and trained in basic ICT issues, documenting ... It helps villagers ask the help desk questions about their livelihood, or they may themselves look for answers in the contentanbsp;...
|Title||:||Information Economy Report 2007-2008|
|Publisher||:||United Nations Publications - 2007|