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Video now online: “Is innovation sexist?”

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Full video of the IDRC International Women’s Day panel on “Is innovation sexist?” is now available online. Our CEO Helani Galpaya was part of this panel.

Young Scholar Applications open for “CPR south 2017: The Next Billion”

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Young Scholars Applications are now open for “CPR south 2017: The Next Billion”. Twenty Young Scholars from the Asia-Pacific and Africa will be selected to participate in a tutorial program which will emphasise interactive and practical aspects of taking research to policy. Dates: 28, 29 and 30 August 2017 These Young Scholars will also participate […]

India’s Voice and Data: “What’s preventing telecoms from entering BharatNet fray in India?”

More media in India are picking up on the importance of what we’ve learned about BharatNet. Voice and Data used information from the BharatNet study for a piece published on April 06, 2017. BharatNet (formally the National Optic Fibre Network) was meant to provide broadband internet to rural villages in India. While the existing network itself […]

Broadband Commission report on digital gender divide

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The Broadband Commission’s “Working Group on the Digital Gender Divide” is now available online. Our CEO, Helani Galpaya, consulted as an external expert to the commission on this document. The report highlights the need for urgent action to bridge the digital gender divide, and makes broad recommendations to governments/policy-makers, the private sector, NGOs, IGOs and […]

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