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Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

The 2003/2004 edition of the Digital Review provides an authoritative overview of how information and communication technologies (ICTs) are being deployed across the Asia-Pacific region to facilitate socio-economic development. It covers 27 economies and a special chapter on the Pacific Islands Countries.

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Application of ICTs For Climate Change Adaptation in the Water Sector: Developing country experiences and emerging research priorities

Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have proven useful in tailoring responses to situations arising out of the climate-water nexus. ICTs have emerged as a strong way to understand water security challenges. They are increasingly being adopted as key decision support mechanisms for adapting to climate change effects in the developing world. However, ICTs must not be considered simply a panacea for water security. Rather, they are tools that can be smartly used in developing appropriate responses to problems in the water climate change arena.

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

The 2005/2006 edition of the Digital Review offers comprehensive reports and useful analyses of how 29 economies/countries are using information and communication technologies (ICTs) in business, government and civil society. In addition, there are three sub-regional chapters on APEC, ASEAN and the Pacific Island Countries, and four thematic chapters. A CD-ROM of the Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004 is included in the hardcopy of the publication.