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Democracy in Development: Five Development Innovations to Watch in 2013

by Isobel Coleman
December 20, 2012

Alcatel-Lucent contractors lay the East African Marine Cable (TEAMS) fibre optic cable on the Fujairah shore-end, United Arab Emirates, April 10, 2009 (Courtesy Reuters). Alcatel-Lucent contractors lay the East African Marine Cable (TEAMS) fibre optic cable on the Fujairah shore-end, United Arab Emirates, April 10, 2009 (Courtesy Reuters).

Yesterday on my blog, I highlighted five innovations poised to have a big impact on global development in 2013. As I write about one of them, Africa’s broadband revolution:

…this expansion of broadband Internet in Africa will hugely accelerate many innovations pertaining to health, education, and agriculture already gaining traction, and spur significant commercial benefits.

You can read the whole list of things to watch here.

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