Development Connections: Unveiling the Impact of New Information Technologies

Jul 2011
This presentation, made during the event Development Connections Conference in July 2011 in Kingston, Jamaica asks how well investments in information and communication technology (ICT) work to promote social development, and how far behind Latin America is in terms of access to PCs, the Internet, and mobile devices. It presents the main findings of a study which evaluated 50 ICT projects all over Latin America and highlights three successful projects in Bolivia and Colombia, as well as lessons learned.