Advanced digital technologies will play a breakthrough role in raising productivity in every sector of the economy, and hence can be key in accelerating the end of poverty.
Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
In this issue, we look at Digital Equity
By Gavin Allen，Executive Editor-in-Chief
Tech can either bring people together or widen the gap between them, says world-renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs.
When it comes to the world’s biggest digital twin, the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Dr. Christina Yan Zhang, CEO of the Metaverse Institute, explains.
Professor Julian May has been researching the dynamics of poverty for 40 years.
Doreen Bogdan-Martin, Secretary-General, ITU
After building out the digital infrastructure in its lush countryside, Yunnan Province has become a magnet for visitors
Telecoms entrepreneur and author Vijaya Kumar Ivaturi (IVK for short) is co-founder and CTO of Crayon Data, a big data and AI start-up based in Singapore.
Using ICT for development pays big dividends in India, Africa
Paul Finnis is Founder of the Digital Poverty Alliance, CEO of the Learning Foundation, and a Strategic Advisor at Unconnected.org.
Bjorn-Soren Gigler, an Adjunct Professor for Political Economy at Georgetown University
Bianca Reisdorf is Associate Professor, Dept. of Communication at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Unfortunately, few policymakers understand this, says Jim Knight, Chairman of CENTURY Tech, an EdTech organization.
African economies can grow by trading more with each other. One company is making it easier for them.
Otaviano Canuto, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
Recent research provides some answers, explains Andrew Williamson, Economic Adviser at Huawei Technologies
Frank Leyhausen is CEO of Reifegrad4, an organization that helps to test the demographic resilience of concepts and new business ideas.
Tariq Al Barwani – Founder, Knowledge Oman
African podcasts have gone mainstream. But they would benefit from lower data costs, more content, and language localization
Marcos Fernández-Gutiérrez, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Cantabria, Spain
Eleni Laitsou and Apostolos Xenakis take a scholarly look at digital development and its impact on human well-being.
Whether in the rain forest or the desert, life’s just better when you’re connected