APCICT Publications

Reference document on "Social Media for Disaster Risk Management"

1st May 2016

A document for implementing or enhancing the use of social media for Disaster Risk Management purposes

WIFI Policymakers Module in Armenian on "ԲԱՐԵՆՊԱՍՏ ՄԻՋԱՎԱՅՐ ԿԻՆ ՁԵՌՆԵՐԵՑՆԵՐԻ ՀԱՄԱՐ"

1st Mar 2016

The objective of this module is to inform policymakers and support their policymaking skills with gender-related knowledge to create an enabling environment for ICT-empowered women entrepreneurs. The module has four main sections, as well as an introduction and conclusion. The first section introduces the concepts of gender and empowerment within the context of the sustainable development goals. The second section explores the interfaces between women and information and communication technologies (ICTs), including the gender divide in the use of ICTs.

WIFI Policymakers Module for "An Enabling Environment for Women Entrepreneurs"

1st Feb 2016

The objective of this module is to inform policymakers and support their policymaking skills with gender-related knowledge to create an enabling environment for ICT-empowered women entrepreneurs. The module has four main sections, as well as an introduction and conclusion. The first section introduces the concepts of gender and empowerment within the context of the sustainable development goals. The second section explores the interfaces between women and information and communication technologies (ICTs), including the gender divide in the use of ICTs.

WIFI Women Entrepreneurs Module 2 on "Managing a Business Using ICT"

1st Feb 2016

This module is a sequel to Module W1: Planning a Business Using ICT. The primary objective of this module is to introduce existing and aspiring women entrepreneurs to the set up and management of a business, and the ways in which Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can help in the process. The module provides fundamental business management concepts, analytical tools and ICT applications for setting up and running a business. This module is aimed at women who are ICT literate, are using ICTs only for basic tasks (e.g.

WIFI Women Entrepreneurs Module 1 on "Planning a Business Using ICT"

1st Feb 2016

The primary objective of this module is to introduce existing and aspiring women entrepreneurs to business planning, and to the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools for business planning. The module provides fundamental business planning concepts, analytical tools and ICT applications for business planning. This module is aimed at women who are ICT literate, are using ICTs only for basic tasks (e.g. making calls, text messaging, e-mail), and are interested in using ICTs for more advanced business functions (e.g. online marketing and selling).

WIFI Core Module 2 on "Enabling Role of ICT for Women Entrepreneurs"

1st Feb 2016

The primary objective of this module is to introduce the key concepts of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs. It also focuses on the global and regional status of women entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship’s relations to women’s empowerment, the barriers and enablers faced by women entrepreneurs, and the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in women’s entrepreneurship.

WIFI Core Module 1 on "Women's Empowerment, SDGs and ICT"

1st Feb 2016

The primary objective of this module is to introduce the key concepts of Empowerment; Women’s empowerment, and its barriers and enablers in present times; Information and communication technology (ICT), and its challenges and opportunities in promoting women’s empowerment; and the Sustainable Development Goals related to achieving women’s empowerment.

Primer Series 3 "ICT for Disaster Risk Management"

14th Jan 2016

Disaster Risk Management (DRM) is a set of processes to lessen the impacts of disasters on society. This process involves the development of policies, strategies and capacities, among other activities, to assess, prepare for and reduce disaster risks, before a disaster strikes.

Engaged Learning Toolkit/Guidebook "Using ICT for Community Development"

10th Jan 2016

Engaged Learning is a pedagogical strategy that links classroom learning with community development practices within a credit-based university curriculum. For students who are learning about the field of information and communication technology for development (ICTD), engaged learning can be an effective approach to provide them with practical experiences in helping local communities through ICT-based innovation.

Brief on ICT Trend "Big Data"

1st Sep 2015

This series is aimed at government policymakers and others who would like to better understand how different ICT trends will impact upon the economic, social and environmental arenas. The Brief on ICT Trends synthesizes existing research knowledge on the opportunities and risks of different ICT innovations to sustainable development, and provides recommendations for policy and practice. It is intended to be an introductory reference to support policy making and programme planning.