Tag Archives: Poverty

Mobile phones tackle poverty

Forever and a day, there has been much hype about the potential for ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) to change peoples’ lives. While I have never doubted that, it has been something rather obscure to prove. Here is a rather … Continue reading

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MDGs – myth or reality for international development?

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that all 192 United Nations member states (and several international organizations) agreed to achieve by the year 2015. Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education … Continue reading

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