PUBLIC ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ICTs PHASE II REPORT Nepal
South Asia Partnership (SAP International)
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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 contents and service usage patterns, communication & knowledge production, as well as environmental factors such as governmental policies, geography, ethnic and linguistic differences etc. Venues have been selected on the basis of consultation with different experts and discussion with the University of Washington team. The venues that were studied for the purpose of the research include public libraries, community libraries, telecenters and cybercafés. In addition to the comprehensive consultations and assessment of these venues, a general assessment was also performed for other venues that were seen as relevant information dissemination venues for the underserved and disadvantaged groups in Nepal. These venues are University libraries, Information centers, Multimedia centers and Community radios.
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