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Illiterate Get Internet at Touch of a Button

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  Quick access to information is crucial for development. The remarkable spread of information around the world via the internet has been one of the greatest achievements of the 21st century. The astounding take-up of mobile phones is another. For those who can afford it or get […]

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Record-breaking Wireless Internet to Help Rural Areas

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  Many initiatives seek to bring inexpensive access to the internet to rural and remote regions around the world. One of the most successful ways to rapidly expand access is to offer wireless internet so that anyone can use a laptop computer, a PC or a mobile […]

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Data Surge across Global South Promises to Re-shape the Internet

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The deluge of data gathered by the digital revolution underway in the global South continues to offer a significant economic opportunity. How this data is harvested will forge the successful Internet business models of the future. As the Internet spreads its way further across the global South, […]

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Betterplace.org HQ Photos

Making The World A Better Place For Southern Projects By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Good ideas are plentiful, but how to fund life-improving projects has always been a thorny issue. Judging how effective a project is can also be fraught with debate and contention. Over the past two decades, the number of NGOs […]