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.…
3rd Jan 2014
This module provides government officials and policymakers with an overview of disaster risk management (DRM) and presents an approach for identifying information needs in DRM. It then matches 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, Asia, China, Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster preparedness, Disaster resilient network, Emergency Management, ICT4D, UN-APCICT, capacity building, disaster reduction, disaster relief, disaster response, disaster risk management, environmental challenges, ict for development, Chinese, 2014
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). The Primer is designed to provide background information that students in undergraduate and…
4th Jun 2009
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.
4th Jun 2009
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.
4th Jun 2009
This module invites readers to explore the various dimensions of the linkage through case studies of ICT applications in key sectors of development in Asia Pacific countries. The module also highlights key issues and decision points, from policy to implementation, in the use of ICTs to meet development needs. The aim is to foster a better understanding of how ICTs can be used for social and…