Making the Connection: Scaling Telecenters for Development, a free guide included as a CD with this publication, is written for those involved in the planning, deployment, and management of telecentres. With the Telecentre Knowledge Network, built in partnership with telecentre.org, Microsoft hopes to foster engagement between telecentre stakeholders and provide an open forum, a catalyst, and a coordination point for collective thought, discussion, and action that can help guide the community with the changing needs and aspirations of the underserved communities around the world. Visit this growing community at www.telecentre.org to share your experience.
Investors, governments, and people around the world are counting on the growth of the world economy, continuing at its current rapid rate. But as the world views prospects that have never been brighter, there is a worrying aspect we must regard too. The prosperity accentuates the already stark contrasts in wealth and human development