The impact of information and communication technologies in the Middle East and North Africa
This report, prepared for and funded by the World Bank, presents the results of an exploratory study to understand the impact of information and communication technologies (ICT) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The main objective is to provide a series of analyses and inputs to the World Bank that will help to frame their thinking about ICT use in MENA.
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- Pages: 82
- Document Number: TR-1163-WB
- Year: 2011
- Series: Technical Reports
Drivers of ICT uptake
ICTs and socioeconomic development
Social media and political change in MENA countries
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