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Information Technology in Developing Countries" Newsletter                  

'Information Technology in Developing Countries' is a newsletter of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 9.4 titled Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries.

The newsletter carries articles on IT applications in developing countries which have created a socio-economic impact, evaluation of national policies on IT and telecommunications sectors, and paradigms to understand the impact of IT on development. Relevant conferences announcements, and reviews of conferences and books are also carried in the newsletter. The readership mainly consists of IT professionals, academics and administrators concerned with  IT policy.

The issue of July 2011 includes the article "ICTs: Connecting Development Practitioners Leveraging Knowledge: story of Food and Nutrition Security Community of Practice" by Dr. Gopi Ghosh where he shares his insights gained from the analysis conducted to understand the security levels of food and the need for knowledge management to the farmers in growing pulses and vegetables. The article also discusses how the project was implemented, the challenges faced and its impact.

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