MPTM 680-01ICT4D: Information and Communication Technologies for DevelopmentM a r i a F . T r u j i l l o , P h D .
2Class 5ICT4DBlue OceansWork Session: BMC & VPD
3The heart of it all: ICT4DGeneral EditorTimUnwin•Founderof theICT4D Collective•UNESCO Chairin ICT4DPublished in 2009
4Practical dimensions•Multidisciplinarycollaboration•Dynamicrelationshipbetween theory andpractice•Short Case Studies•M&E
5ICT incorporated in developmentpractices•Health•Education•Governance•Enterprise•Ruraldevelopment
6Levelsof analysis•Micro-levelpractice of ICT4D systemsanalysisanddesign;•Micro-plus-levelpractice of ICT4D projectmanagement;•Meso-levelconnectionof ICTs to developmentgoals; and•Macro-levelbig picture/ long wave of ICTs anddevelopment/societalstructuresand trends.
7ICT4D Purposes– ICT for data collection, monitoring and coordination,to assist betterdecision making by Governments, NGOs, and donors.– ICT to provide information to help vulnerablepeople (healthinformation,information aboutservices available, disasterpreparedness information)– ICT for formaleducation, vocationaltraining, agricultural extensionand remote mentorship– ICT to create market linkages and providemarket information which