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The Contribution of ICTs to Pro-Poor Growth

Poverty is widely recognised as multidimensional, encompassing food security, health, education, rights, security and dignity, amongst others.   Whilst its resolution should also be multidimensional, in this paper we focus on one of the key factors – economic growth, and pro-poor economic growth in particular.  The associated paper “The Contribution of ICTs to Achieving the MDGs” discusses the broader dimensions of poverty.  This paper is intended to stimulate discussion regarding the potential contribution that ICTs have to make towards pro-poor growth...


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