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Reducing digital divide: the case of the ‘people first network (PFnet) in Solomon Islands

Chand, Anand (2011) Reducing digital divide: the case of the ‘people first network (PFnet) in Solomon Islands. In: ICTs and Sustainable Solutions for the Digital Divide: Practical Approaches. Information Science Reference, Hershey, New York, pp. 212-214. ISBN 1615209972, 9781615209972, Online 9781615209989

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    Abstract

    This chapter examines the role of People First Network (PFnet) services in enhancing information and communication and contributing to sustainable rural development and poverty reduction in Solomon Islands. More specifically, it examines two main issues. First, it examines the uptake and appropriation of PFnet services by rural Solomon Islanders. Second, it examines the impact of PFnet services on sustainable rural development and poverty reduction in Solomon Islands. This chapter is based on a empirical research conducted in Solomon Islands between January-May 2004. The chapter is organized as follows: Section one provides an overview of PFnet Project. Section two states the main aims of the study. Section three outlines the methodology used for the research. The Section four reports the main research findings. Section five discusses some problems and finally section six provides the conclusion.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Additional Information: DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-997-2.ch010
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Management and Public Administration
    Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
    Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2011 18:37
    Last Modified: 18 Feb 2013 16:09
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/4716
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