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Public should say how digital billions are spent

05/14/2008 | Panos London

Governments have collected huge sums in Universal Access Funds. Murali Shanmugavalen wants the people to decide how they are used to bridge the communications gap. 

Are ICTs empowering women?

02/06/2008 | Machrine Birungi

The cell phone business is thriving in Uganda and many believe the information technology sector at large offers hope for poorer people. But what are women getting out of it? 

Falling in love with mobile money

02/06/2008 | Winnie Onyimbo

In Kenya those wanting to send money have often been stung by steep transaction fees. Now many have begun to take advantage of a system that allows them to send cash via SMS. 

The case for communication in sustainable development

09/01/2007 | Panos London

This paper addresses the challenge of using communication more powerfully as an agent of change to establish faster, more sustainable development. 

At the heart of change

09/01/2007 | Panos London

Belonging to a cooperative group gives these women in Cameroon the chance to communicate their views more widely. Sustainable development demands that people participate in the debates and decisions that affect their lives / Giacomo Pirozzi - Panos Pictures

In this landmark publication Panos London sets out our vision for the role of communication in long-term, sustainable development.

Banking, money transfers and ICTs

07/25/2007 | Panos London

In this article an editor from Panos London offers some of the topics that you could explore in relation to banking, money transfers and ICT.

Digital doctors

02/21/2007 | Sisay Abebe

Super-fast internet connections and digital technology are changing the face of medicine. A multi-million-dollar venture between India and Ethiopia will see doctors in Addis Ababa using telecommunications to consult medics in India.

The bustle of India’s media bazaar

11/17/2005 | Anand Parthasarathy

Community owned media – print, television, radio and internet-based – are meeting the real needs of the information society and being used as a tool for development.

Telephones and livelihoods

09/01/2005 | Panos London

Are telephones important for development? This report describes the findings of a new study by leading telecommunications researchers, based on case studies in India, Mozambique and Tanzania. 

Why calls in Africa cost more

01/01/2005 | Panos London

A cheap and easy way of receiving satellite signals could revolutionise communication in remote areas of Africa. So why aren't governments rushing to adopt this new VSAT technology? 

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