Explain the nature and the importance of one major international development goal
Explain the nature and the importance of one major international development goal. Select one major international development goal, such as:
Other goal (to be agreed with course unit lecturer)
In your essay you must include:
1. Explanation of the nature and importance of the goal
2. Analysis of whether and how ICTs are helping deliver the goal in the global South, including use of a theory or framework or model to carry out an analysis of multiple evidence sources
3. Some recommendations for future ICT4D policy and/or practice arising from your analysis
To provide focus for your essay, you can – for example – look at application of the goal in a single country or region, and/or draw evidence from a single country or region, and/or analyse evidence about a single type of ICT device or system.
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