UK Department for International Development Press Release: Technology At the Heart of Development

Britain will give millions of the poorest the power to hold their government to account
and improve their lives through mobile technology, International Development Secretary
Justine Greening will pledge at the Open Up! Conference in London’s tech city.


Speaking at the conference hosted by Omidyar Network and the Department for
International Development, she will set out how Britain will help six million of the world’s
poorest people to benefit from innovative new projects across Africa and Asia.
She is also committing to use mobile and internet technology to make governments
more effective and transparent and help the poorest to have a say in the future of aid.

Source: Press Release

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