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Stories from Technology for Transparency Network from March, 2010

Sudan: Is ICT all it's cracked up to be?

  4 March 2010

The Financial Times recently reported that a multimillion dollar World Bank plan to supply Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan, with computers and Internet access has fallen through. The news forces the question: is the hype surrounding information and communication technology (ICT) justified?

The Technology for Transparency Review, Part I

  2 March 2010

In this first review of case studies from the Technology for Transparency Network we discover that online platforms like Discuz! and Twitter can reverse bad policy and stimulate healthy debate. But for longterm transparency and accountability projects in developing democracies the challenges are many.

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