"Information and Communications Technology (ICT)"
Cyber Security Capacity Building in Developing Countries
Author: Lilly Pijnenburg Muller
Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
A strong cyber capacity is crucial for states to progress and develop in economic, political and social spheres. More on «Cyber Security Capacity Building in Developing Countries»
Using Big Data to Understand Global Conflict
Author: Kalev Hannes Leetaru
This is a transcript of a speech by Kalev Leetaru on The Global Data on Events Location and Tone (GDELT) project he founded, which monitors the world's broadcast, print, and web news to identify the people, locations, themes and other factors driving... More on «Using Big Data to Understand Global Conflict»
Do Mobile Phone Surveys Work in Poor Countries?
Author: Ben Leo, Robert Morello, Jonathan Mellon, Tiago Peixoto, Stephen Davenport
Center for Global Development (CGD)
This paper discusses the findings of a project that analyzed whether mobile phone-based surveys are a feasible and cost-effective approach for gathering statistically representative information in low-income countries. More on «Do Mobile Phone Surveys Work in Poor Countries?»