The biennial Digital Review of Asia Pacific is a comprehensive guide to the state-of-practice and trends in information and communication technologies for development (ICTD) in Asia Pacific. This fourth edition (2009–2010) features 30 economies and four subregional groupings. The chapters provide updated information on ICT infrastructure, industries, content and services, key initiatives, enabling policies, regulation, education and capacity building, open source and R&D initiatives, as well as key ICTD challenges in each of the economies covered. The common framework that underpins these reports allows for a comparative analysis and assessment of progress across the region. In addition, regional overviews provide a synthesis of ICTD trends, regulatory issues, and lessons for managing innovation in the network economy. The thematic chapters focus on issues in ICT in education.
Akhter, S.; Arinto, P. (Eds), Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009-2010, IDRC/Sage Publications/Orbicom, Ottawa, Canada, ISBN: 978-81-321-0084-3, xxvii + 391 pp.