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The promise and reality of digital technologies in bridging the rural-urban divide
Oct 25, 2019

The promise and reality of digital technologies in bridging the rural-urban divide

Digital innovation has the potential to increase the gains from rural economic activity, in part by allowing rural workers to capture larger pieces o

Agriculture 2.0: Harnessing agri-tech towards a US$5 trillion economy
Jul 25, 2023

Agriculture 2.0: Harnessing agri-tech towards a US$5 trillion economy

Galvanising inclusivity, data mining, and exchange and innovation initiatives under the Agriculture Accelerator Fund can help unlock agri-tech’s ful

Data divide: The new face of digital inequality
May 17, 2024

Data divide: The new face of digital inequality

The data divide can drastically impact the progress of the 2030 Agenda, thus bridging this divide is imperative to ensure that no one is left behind

Exploring the Promises and Perils of Chinese Investments in Tech Startups: The Case of Germany
Mar 10, 2021

Exploring the Promises and Perils of Chinese Investments in Tech Startups: The Case of Germany

China’s tech giants and venture capital funds are making increasing amounts of investment in startups abroad. Startups, being key drivers of digital innovation, are attractive investment targets; the capital can in turn help them grow and scale. These Chinese investments, however, are also the subject of increasing concern, amidst heightening global competition around digital technologies. Investments can lead to a sell-out of technology, an in

Global regulatory collaboration is essential in the digital era
Jan 30, 2021

Global regulatory collaboration is essential in the digital era

It will be a challenging road ahead to achieve global governance and it will require substantial political will. India can play a leading role.

Indo-Pacific and financing SDG 4: Another brick in the wall?
Jan 24, 2024

Indo-Pacific and financing SDG 4: Another brick in the wall?

Although financing infrastructure in the developing economies of the Indo-Pacific region has become an increasing international priority, quality educ

Our Digital Age and the Exercise and Contestation of Power
Mar 11, 2024

Our Digital Age and the Exercise and Contestation of Power

Over the last 30 years, digital innovation has been met with vacillating opinions on whether technology is emancipatory or tends to benefit those with political and/or economic power. In the context of innovations in AI in the early 2020s, this brief tackles the question: In a digital age, what is new in who exercises power over whom? It focuses on the power of States in relation to both citizens and territory, and outlines four areas where funda

RBI sets the tone in climate finance thinking with its “Green India” report
May 29, 2023

RBI sets the tone in climate finance thinking with its “Green India” report

This report is a thought leadership push for policymakers, businesses, and civil society to work together to address India's environmental challenges

Tech for All: Access, rights, and innovation moving forward
Oct 12, 2020

Tech for All: Access, rights, and innovation moving forward

Digital technologies are quickly becoming an everyday necessity. What can we do to bridge this gap of inequality and establish digital technology as a

The India Stack as a Potential Gateway to Global Economic Integration
Mar 22, 2024

The India Stack as a Potential Gateway to Global Economic Integration

India’s Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI), known as India Stack, has not only had a profound impact on the country’s economy but also has potential significance for global economic integration. This brief elucidates how this framework has facilitated financial inclusion, spurred innovation, and propelled economic growth in India. It highlights the foundational role of the India Stack in transforming the country’s financial landscape, and

The promise of AI: Can it hold for environmental sustainability?
Apr 14, 2021

The promise of AI: Can it hold for environmental sustainability?

We need to be in a better position to do our homework and genuinely assess the environmental impact of digital technologies, including AI.

The tyranny of the written word
Nov 19, 2011

The tyranny of the written word

Digital technologies have the potential to annihilate the rich sources of oral history. It is time that we stopped looking at digital technology with rose-tinted glasses

Using AI to improve maternal and child health in India
Feb 13, 2023

Using AI to improve maternal and child health in India

The integration of AI with the already existing healthcare systems could help bring about a substantial difference in maternal and child health in Ind

इंडो-पॅसिफिक आणि SDG4 वित्तपुरवठा: समस्येत आणखी भर?
Feb 08, 2024

इंडो-पॅसिफिक आणि SDG4 वित्तपुरवठा: समस्येत आणखी भर?

इंडो-पॅसिफिक प्रदेशातील विकसनशील अर्थव्यवस्थांमध्ये प�