Can Technology be a Key to Curb Poverty?

September 21, 2012

ICTs are usually referred to computers and internet with a view limited to restricting them only under gadgets or may be how a home theatre operates. But technology includes beyond the traditional idea of Radio, TV, telephones, and online news services. Which carry information and disseminate them precisely. Recently technology is one of the key factors evolving to the crucial tool to help agricultural feat and address poverty reduction in this country.

And this is particularly why renowned information communication technology (ICT) specialist Dr. Roger W. Harris said, “The most effective route to achieving substantial benefit with ICTs in development programs is to concentrate in creating a social business whose sole focus is on using technology in creative ways to help the world’s impoverished population to find an avenue to a better life and livelihood. 

Link: http://www.theindependentdigital.com/index.php?opt=view&page=38&date=2012-09-21

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