Presentation at e-Asia 2011 Dhaka, 2 December 2011 Rémi Lang ICT Analysis Section UNCTAD INFORMATION ECONOMY REPORT 2011 ICTs as an Enabler for Private Sector Development www.unctad.org/ier2011 www.e-asia.org
… to create jobs, raise incomes and productivity and generate government revenue
Innovative action is needed to accelerate progress
Report argues: new ICT landscape opens new possibilities which must be better exploited
The private sector therefore is a key to sustained, inclusive and equitable economic growth and sustainable development in LDCs. “ ” Source: Programme of Action for the LDCs for the Decade 2011–2020, para. 54.
Four facets of the ICT-PSD interface Sources: UNCTAD.