If it took the digital high road, life in Haiti would improve dramatically

by Rashmee

Posted on January 30, 2015


Least developed countries (LDCs) like Haiti (even more than India and Afghanistan) can potentially be the biggest beneficiaries if they took the digital route out of poverty. Professor Bjorn Lomborg, an adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School, quotes an interesting statistic from Pantelis Koutroumpis of Imperial College London. Nine hundred million people live in … Continue reading “If it took the digital high road, life in Haiti would improve dramatically”

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Close the digital divide by going straight through to mobile broadband

by Rashmee

Posted on January 29, 2015


How best to close the digital divide, especially if you’re a developing country with finite resources and a lot of mouths to feed? India, Afghanistan, Haiti come to mind – each is at a different stage of development, but each is definitely not part of the developed world Bjorn Lomborg, an adjunct professor at the … Continue reading “Close the digital divide by going straight through to mobile broadband”

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The digital road is the only way towards faster, holistic development

by Rashmee

Posted on January 28, 2015


Bjørn Lomborg recommends the digital road out of poverty as for the developing world. Mr Lomborg should know or at least should be able to make a pretty good guess. He’s an adjunct professor at the Copenhagen Business School and has written copiously – and controversially – about the world’s problems (not least climate change and … Continue reading “The digital road is the only way towards faster, holistic development”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK