Cross-Sector Information and Communications Technology Funding for Development: What Works, What Does Not, and Why

Jonathan Peizer


The Internet and related technologies are inherently collaborative in nature. It is possible to leverage information and communications technology (ICT) for development more effectively when a variety of sectors collaborate to implement these technology solutions to meet civil society objectives. Unfortunately, the relevant sectors involved in ICT for development often do not work together either effectively or efficiently. This article outlines the primary roadblocks that limit useful cross-sector collaborations and offers solutions to promote more effective partnerships.


Internet; Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs); Civil Society; Development; Partnerships

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