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Global Impact Study: Final report & findings released

by , Tuesday July 2nd, 2013

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Global Impact Study: Final report & findings released

While you’re likely reading this on your personal computer, enjoying reliable and fast internet, millions of people around the world still lack private access to this increasingly necessary resource to function and prosper in today’s world. How do those people connect to digital society? For many, digital inclusion is found at a library, a telecenter, or a cybercafé – their local public access ICT venue. For over a decade, significant investments have been made in these venues. However, their ability to contribute to development outcomes has come into question in recent times, spurred by the spread of mobile phones and other new technologies and applications. The Global Impact Study was designed to advance knowledge in this field by generating evidence about the scale, character, and impacts of public access ICTs. Today, we are excited to announce the release of the study's final report, Connecting people for development: Why public access ICTs matter.

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Final report to be released soon

by , Wednesday March 13th, 2013

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Final report to be released soon

The Global Impact Study is excited to announce that we will be releasing our final research report soon! After five years of research design, research implementation, and data interpretation and analysis, we're looking forward to finalizing and sharing the final report. The final report will be posted on our website, but if you'd like to receive the final report via email, please sign up here.

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Global Impact Study releases new web library

by , Wednesday February 15th, 2012

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The Global Impact Study is pleased to announce that we have just launched a web library, through which users can search for and download Global Impact Study reports, tools, papers, data, and other documents. We will continue adding to the library over the coming months.

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