Myanmar: Temples and towers


Incredible temples range across Myanmar; from the magisterial Shwe Dagon in Yangon to Bagan’s sprawling complexes they show the country’s rich Buddhist art, culture and heritage. The monks often built them high up, as in Mandalay Hill, above. Sitting closer to God and above the everyday,as in …

Myanmar’s online and democratic frontiers


I will soon be travelling to Myanmar as part of the project, Information Strategies for Societies in Transition, to encourage better understanding and use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in the rapidly developing country. Formerly known as Burma, it is undergoing an …

Resources from the Global Impact Study


We've developed numerous resources to help answer the overarching question, "Why do public access ICTs matter for development? The goal of the resources listed below is to help make the study's findings and data more accessible and relevant to the international development, public library, and …