The global leader in software technology, Microsoft, has been working in coordination with African governments, educators, and NGO’s for many years now to enhance the robustness and efficiency of their educational systems using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Microsoft’s initiatives … Continue reading
In September, the New York Times ran an interesting piece about a new effort to expand access to financial tools in rural areas. Roving tellers essentially act as an ATM for rural populations, bringing with them the ability to deposit … Continue reading
Nicole Hildebrandt is a CTED student researching Market Information Systems in Ghana. Read below for her recent experiences training farmers in Ghana. As a (late) twenty-something from the US, I’ve basically grown up using a mobile phone, so it’s hard for me … Continue reading
Traffic jams and economic development are not things that are normally associated with one another. However, if we think of traffic flows and density as measures of infrastructure, we can begin to see the relationship between the two (which CTED … Continue reading
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