The Virtual Colombo Plan: Implications for Developing Countries

Desmond Bourke

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    This paper considers the available documentation on the Virtual Colombo Plan (or VCP for short), launched by the World Bank and the Australian Government in 2001. The Plan is one of the World Bank's key projects for encouraging greater use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in developing countries, with a focus on the using ICTs for education, as well as for economic benefits.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)169-178
    Number of pages10
    JournalJournal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2004


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