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Workshop calls for wider use of ICTs

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Ministry of IT and Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) have organised a daylong workshop on effective use of ICTs for development to improve lives of marginalised sections of society. The workshop was held under the ICT4D UNESCO Chair Prof. Tim Unwin included four sessions on local content development, collaboration with international research partners, competition policy and emerging business models. The opening session included speeches from ICT4D UNESCO…Read More

Wider role suggested to cope with climate change

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Weather patterns in Pakistan are changing rapidly due to climate change, causing negative impacts on glaciers, river flows, underground water recharge systems, agriculture and overall biodiversity. "Efforts are being made at various levels to cope with the negative impacts," said Minister for Climate Change Mushahid Ullah while addressing a conference in Islamabad. He said depleting river flows, falling underground water level, shifting rainfall patterns,…Read More