Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Bringing Connectivity to Under-Served Communities

2003-10-31 Thread Gary Garriott
organizations/donors might be interested in developing a regional or even a global program to comprehensively address rural connectivity and access issues. (More information on PFNet mentioned in the position note is available at http://www.peoplefirst.net.sb/General/PFnet.htm). Gary Garriott ICT

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Bringing Connectivity to Under-Served Communities

2003-11-20 Thread Gary Garriott
(and I will be happy to collate/share responses with the network). Gary Gary Garriott ICT for Development Advisor Panama SURF - UNDP PO Box 6314, Zone 5 Panama City, Panama Tel. 507 265 8168/8153 Fax 507 265 8445 Aaron Sundsmo wrote: I completely agree that there always needs to be a feedback

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] What Are the 'Right' Resources to Foster Professional Development?

2004-06-22 Thread Gary Garriott
aren't such local solutions being clustered instead of stove-piped by development agencies and governments so as create a basic supporting infrastructure? If they don't do it, who will? The private sector? Gary Garriott E-governance Adviser LAC SURF - UNDP PO Box 6314, Zone 5 Panama City, Panama

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] What Do We Mean By Poor?

2004-11-22 Thread Gary Garriott
of using technology to find this region wherever we are working (and doing it over and over again, however imperfectly), ICTs as significant poverty-busting tools are a lost cause. Gary Garriott (Former) E-governance Adviser LAC SURF - UNDP PO Box 6314, Zone 5 Panama City, Panama Tel. 507 265 8168

Re: [GKD] Nigeria: Silicon Valley Transplant

2005-01-13 Thread Gary Garriott
result. Gary Garriott (former ICTD LAC SURF Adviser) On Tuesday, January 4, 2005, Jeff Buderer wrote: This is an interesting conversation and I see the points from both sides. I think Ken is right in questioning the idea that you cannot as Tim says skip the first three stages and go straight

[GKD-DOTCOM] Citizen Service Centers

2005-05-05 Thread Gary Garriott
.) Gary Garriott Innovation Program Officer, ICT for Rural Development Winrock International Voice: +703 525 9430, ext. 614 www.winrock.org This DOT-COM Discussion is funded by the dot-ORG USAID Cooperative Agreement, and hosted by GKD. http://www.dot-com-alliance.org provides more

Re: [GKD] The $100 Computer is Key to India's Technology Fortunes

2005-07-25 Thread Gary Garriott
them to receive calls, but not make them.) (Just curious though if you are talking about desktop factories or fab labs to manufacture such phones at such costs. Who is doing it?) Best, Gary Gary Garriott Innovation Program Officer, ICT for Rural Development Winrock International Voice: +703 525