Creative Use of Wi-Fi to Reach the Poor

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  In 2003 former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan called for greater access to wi-fi, or wireless internet networks, as a mechanism to help poorer regions catch up with the pace of technological change in developed countries. Wireless networks remove the need to lay costly wires and can […]

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Information Accelerates Crisis Recovery And Development | 1997

The United Nations Information (UN Info Shop) was established by UNDP Mongolia in 1997 and was managed by the UNDP Mongolia Communications Office. Context is everything. At this time, Mongolia was still recovering from the chaotic and turbulent transition from Communism to free markets and democracy begun at the start of the 1990s, called by […]


Africa “Great economic and business reporting! Very helpful for us.” Africa Renewal, Africa Section United Nations Department of Public Information By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Mapping to Protect Kenya’s Environment: the eMazingira Solution Development Challenges:Powerful new grassroots crowd-mapping tools have sprung up in the past few years across the global South, from Brazil’s Wikicrimes ( […]

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We will feature every month graphic design from our work. This month it is a cross section of a fibre optic cable.