APCICT Publications

Academy Module in Khmer on "Social Media for Development"

2nd Jun 2011

This module provides a development-oriented perspective on social media and describes innovative ways for governments and development stakeholders to leverage it in national development strategies and programmes.

Academy Module on "ICT, Climate Change and Green Growth"

1st Feb 2011

This module aims to provide an audience of decision makers with an understanding of the role that ICTs play in observing and monitoring the environment, sharing information about the environment, mobilizing action, facilitating and enhancing environmental decision making, promoting environmental sustainability and abating climate change. The module also explores the potential of ICT to transform the economy into an engine for sustainable “green” growth, and considers how to integrate ICT into such an economy.

Academy Module on "ICT for Disaster Risk Management"

1st Feb 2011

This module provides government officials and policymaker with an overview of disaster risk management (DRM), presents an approach for identifying information needs in DRM, and then matching the needs with ICT. The module also describes and provides examples of existing ICT applications for DRM and discusses benefits and barriers for utilizing ICT in DRM.

Academy Module on "Internet Governance"

1st Feb 2011

The Internet raises significant challenges for public policy and sustainable human development, both internationally and for individual nations. Hence, the ongoing development of international policies and procedures to govern the use and operation of the Internet. However, although the Asia-Pacific region has the biggest share of global Internet users, it is under-represented in fora that develop Internet-related policies. There are a number of issues and specific challenges related to Internet Governance in the regional context.

Academy Module on "Information Security and Privacy"

1st Feb 2011

In the Information Age, information is an asset to be protected and policymakers need to know what information security is and how to take action against information leakage and infringement. This module provides an overview of the need for information security, information security issues and trends, and the process of formulating an information security strategy.

Academy Module on "ICT Project Management in Theory and Practice"

1st Feb 2011

This module provides an introduction to basic project management concepts that are relevant in ICTD projects. It introduces methods, processes and project management disciplines commonly used by development and ICT service management practitioners. Some case studies, practice tools and templates are provided, and the unique challenges of planning and managing ICT projects are highlighted.

Primer Series 1 in Tajik "Дастури 1: Муқаддима ба ТИК барои рушд"

1st Feb 2011

Primer 1: An Introduction to ICT for Development seeks to provide an introduction to and preliminary understanding of the linkages between ICTs and the achievement of the human development goals in society. Today, this newly emerging academic discipline is called ICT for Development (ICTD or ICT4D).

Academy Module on "e-Government Applications"

1st Feb 2011

The module provides an overview of e-government, including key elements and concepts, principles and types of applications. It discusses how an e-government system is built by providing detailed analysis of exemplar systems and identifying design considerations.

Academy Module on "ICT for Development Policy, Process and Governance"

1st Feb 2011

This module focuses on ICTD policy-making and governance, providing critical information about aspects of national policies, strategies and frameworks that promote ICTD. It discusses key ICTD policy and governance issues, and shows how governments can measure their progress and benchmark that progress against those of other countries.

Primer Series 1 in Russian "Учебник 1: Введение в ИКТ для развития"

1st Feb 2011

Primer 1: An Introduction to ICT for Development seeks to provide an introduction to and preliminary understanding of the linkages between ICTs and the achievement of the human development goals in society. Today, this newly emerging academic discipline is called ICT for Development (ICTD or ICT4D).