Development Gateway Foundation (DGF)

DGF is an international non-profit organization with headquarters in Washington, D.C., whose purpose is to reduce poverty by advancing the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in developing countries. The DGF website acts as a portal for development information worldwide and is available in French and Spanish besides English. DGF also operates dgCommunities collaborative spaces both as a place to find knowledge resources and as an interactive space for sharing work, participating in discussions, and finding people with similar interests. Members number 36,000 with over half from developing countries. Topics covered relevant to agriculture include environment and development, water resources management, food security, and ICT for development. One or more volunteer guides who are topic experts facilitate each community. Contents include links to more than 60,000 reports, best practice documents, events, websites, news items and other resources submitted by community members. Customized e-mail alerts are available. Donors include national governments, international organizations such as UNDP and World Bank, and private companies (IBM) and individuals. (communication; full-text, events, experts, news, etc.)
Communication, full-text, events, experts, news, etc.
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