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DIGITAL DIVIDE: UN To Test Pilot Project In Four Countries

Author: UN Wire, Published on: 17 July 2001

Poor countries can raise their living standards by building communications infrastructures, training workers to use the Internet and adopting business-friendly laws, according to a report issued yesterday by the Digital Opportunity Initiative, a consortium comprised of the UN Development Program, Accenture and the Markle Foundation. The consortium plans to send consultants to Tanzania, South Africa, Romania and Bolivia this summer to test programs on expanding access to the Internet and other communications networks.

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Related companies: Accenture