World Development Report 2016: Access to the Internet inadequate

Resource published January 13, 2016

Digital Technologies: Huge Development Potential Remains Out of Sight for the Four Billion Who Lack Internet Access

60 percent of the world’s population is excluded from access to the Internet, according to the World Development Report. It also highlights that the transformation brought about by technology requires a favorable business climate, strong human capital, and good governance. If we close the digital divide and reach those now excluded, even more people will be able to reap the benefits.

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