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    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Argentina 

      Rozengardt, Adrian; Finquelievich, Susana (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      For the last eight years, Argentina has suffered the ups and downs of a deep political, economical, and social crisis, which had been brewing since the late 1970s. This crisis is being overcome in the macro economic and ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Bangladesh 

      Development Research Network (D.Net) (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      Public Access Information Venue came into lexicon in the backdrop of changing information and knowledge landscape followed by emergence of Internet in early 1990s. People started to behave differently in terms of accessing ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Brazil 

      Voelcker, Marta (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      In recent years, Brazil has undertaken substantial efforts to provide the public with access to information and communication technologies (ICT) to help further the country’s social and economic development. A national ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT COLOMBIA 

      Unknown author (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-18)
      This Report is the result of the Phase 2 of the Project “Public Access to Information and ICT’s” for COLOMBIA. This Project is being developed by the Interdisciplinary Center for Development Studies CIDER at los Andes ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Costa Rica 

      Sánchez González, Adriana; Camacho Jiménez, Kemly (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      A study focused in "public access to information" represents a big challenge. For the Costa Rican team, this challenge offers the opportunity to find out what are the information processes in our country, were the culture ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Dominican Republic 

      Alfaro, Francia; Molina, José Pablo; Camacho, Kemly (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-17)
      This study provides insights on the state of public access to information venues in Dominican Republic, specifically public libraries, telecentres and cybercafés. There’s a special focus on the inequities that affect the ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT ECUADOR 

      Bossio, Juan Fernando; Sotomayor, Katia (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This document presents the results of the research on public access to information and communication in Ecuador. Through the research we identified main venues used by the population to access information and communication ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Egypt 

      Wanas, Nayer (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-04-15)
      Egypt has a young and rapidly growing population, a limited amount of arable land, and a huge dependence on the Nile all which contribute to stressing society and resources in Egypt. Over the last 30 years, and more so ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Georgia 

      Institute for Polling and Marketing (IPM) (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      The executive summary overviews the short descriptions of the characteristics of the country in terms of Geography, economic, political, and social situations in the country preceded by a short history of the latest ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Indonesia 

      Kushchu, Ibrahim (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This report presents the research on public access to information and communication landscape in Indonesia. During recent years, a significant effort is being made to decrease the digital divide in Indonesian society. ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Kazakhstan 

      PACT (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This research report on Kazakhstan was prepared by two local teams under supervision and guidance of PACT Mongolia in 2008.
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Kyrgyzstan 

      Ariunaa, Lkhagvasuren (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      The research of the Phase II has been conducted in Kyrgyz Republic in order to analyze the available public access venues in the country, users profiles per gender, education level, income level, social status and ethnicity ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Malaysia 

      Kushchu, Ibrahim (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      In the past several years, the issue of providing equitable access to information has received an significant attention by various governments in order to bridge the digital gap in their countries and also use the ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Mongolia 

      PACT Mongolia (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      The second largest landlocked country in the world, Mongolia is sandwiched between Russia and China. The total population of 2,635,200 people (National Statistical Yearbook, 2007) occupies a country three times the size ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Namibia 

      James, Tina; Louw, Milton (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      Namibia, classified as a lower‐middle income country with a GDP of 4.1%,1 is a sparselypopulated country with a population of 2.1 million and a population density of about 2.5/km. Due to the largely arid and semi‐arid ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Nepal 

      South Asia Partnership (SAP International) (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      As per the research objective, effort has been laid to examine different aspects of information and communication venues that are prominent in Nepal including the physical infrastructure and human resources, information ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Peru 

      Bossio, Juan Fernando; Sotomayor, Katia (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This document presents the results of the research on public access to information and communication in Peru. Through the research we identified main venues used for population to access information and communication and ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Philippines 

      Ideacorp (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      This report will provide a landscape of the underserved and marginalized population in the Philippines and their access to information through information and communication technology (ICT) and their information needs. ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Republic of Moldova 

      OPINIA, Independent Sociological and Information Service (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      The present report is a compilation of the data generated through surveys conducted among the targeted users and operators of main local public access venues, in-depth interviews and focus groups discussions among key ...
    • PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT South Africa 

      James, Tina; Finlay, Alan; Jensen, Michael; Neville, Mark; Pillay, Rasagee (Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2008-08-15)
      South Africa is one of the most unequal societies in the world and the legacy of apartheid is still very much in evidence. The poorest 40% of the population spend less than 3% of national consumption, while the richest ...