Dear Friends, The summaries of discussions on the first topic of Knowledge Societies in our online discussion forum 'Information Society: Voices from the South' are available now on the Web.
The discussions in this forum, being run by Digital Opportunity Channel in partnership with Bytes for All, began May 15, 2003 under the theme of 'Information Society: What does it mean for the South?' This discussion, which continued for over a month, was then split into three sub-topics: * Should ICT be always associated with Information Society? * Information society for grassroots development: Who takes the most important role (of the information intermediaries)? * Indigenous knowledge and information for local needs: How to collect, process and deliver that? You can read the summary of the discussions over the main theme at <http://www.digitalopportunity.org/fulltext/IS_summary1_knowledgesociety.ht m> You can find links to the summaries of the sub-topics from therein. To read recent messages to the forum, visit <http://www.dgroups.org/groups/IS/index.cfm?op=main&cat_id=2777> To join the forum, sign up at: <http://www.digitalopportunity.org/discussion/signup/> More information about the discussion forum is available at <http://www.digitalopportunity.org/discussion/wsis/> Kanti Kumar Editor, Digital Opportunity Channel www.digitalopportunity.org OneWorld South Asia New Delhi, India ------------ ***GKD is solely supported by EDC, a Non-Profit Organization*** To post a message, send it to: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To subscribe or unsubscribe, send a message to: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>. In the 1st line of the message type: subscribe gkd OR type: unsubscribe gkd Archives of previous GKD messages can be found at: <http://www.edc.org/GLG/gkd/>