The Potentiality of ICTs in Rural Human Development in Bangladesh and a Conceptual Framework of Community Informatics to Facilitate the Development
6 Pages Posted: 10 Jun 2011
Date Written: 2010
There is no doubt that the biggest challenge Bangladesh has to face in this millennium is to find successful solutions of the problem of poverty, by improving the human development conditions, especially in rural areas. It is believed that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can play a vital role in achieving this objective. ICT is gaining much attention in present times for its ability towards human development and poverty alleviation. In this paper, the prospect of rural human development opportunities in Bangladesh has been explored from the viewpoint of Community Informatics (CI) model.
Keywords: ICT, Human Development, Poverty Reduction, Community Informatics, MPCC
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