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Mobile broadband rise signals better connection for ICT investments

Mobile broadband rise signals better connection for ICT investments

The software and ICT industry is the world's leading sector for global FDI projects, but with its success has come more exposure to cyber attacks. And as the network forensics business thrives due to the escalating threats, the shortage of ICT professionals around the world is cause for concern.

View from Europe October/November 2012

The Olympics and Paralympics showed just what Europe can do. Now we must keep the momentum going.

Overall decline in capacity of global IPAs: World Bank

A report by the World Bank shows that the overall performance of investment promotion agencies is in decline, with a significant proportion failing to respond to investor enquiries.

Fibre-optic cable funding shows changing face of African project financing

The new west African sub-marine fibre-optic cable uses multilateral development approach to funding.

Tanzania president tells African governments that regional integration is key

The president of Tanzania tells AfDB delegates that the continent must promote intra-African trade if it is to avoid further economic crises.

Indonesia keeping up with the neighbours

Will Indonesia's masterplan see it live up to its potential?

Indonesia has achieved significant economic growth in the past three years and now, with the help of a new development plan, its government has set the ambitious target of transforming the country into a major economic power by 2025. Can Indonesia compete on the same stage as Asia's behemoth economies such as India and China, or will the basic issues of infrastructure and inflation continue to hold it back?

Greenhouse

Technology fuels growth of greenhouse agriculture

Technology is driving the growth of greenhouse-based agriculture, especially in hot countries where arable land and rainwater are sparse

Microsoft Hall

View from the C-suite: Microsoft's clear sky for cloud computing

Adrienne Hall, general manager of Microsoft Trustworthy Computing, tells Spencer Anderson how uptake of cloud computing is growing as fears over security and performance are assuaged.

ICT lead

Convergence to fuel ICT boom

The ongoing convergence of the electronics and telecoms industries, fuelled by technological advances and consumer demand, is stimulating FDI around the world in areas as diverse as mobile media to energy solutions

ICT

Looking ahead: Why ICT will continue to dominate FDI

The information and communication technologies sector is already a leading light in FDI and is only going to grow in importance. Mike Curran and Douglas Clark look at what the future holds for the industry

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