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TitleThe COVID -19 Crisis: Accentuating the Need to Bridge Digital Divides
AuthorUNCTAD
SubjectCOVID 19
Date of Publication2020
PublisherUNCTAD
Number of Pages7
LanguageEnglish
Geographical CoverageAfrica
KeywordsCOVID 19 Pandemic, Digital Economy and COVID 19
AbstractThe spread of the latest strain of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is disrupting economic and social life in multiple ways and dimensions. This crisis is unfolding at a time characterized by rapid digitalization, which is helping in the decision-making process regarding response and adaptations to the situation by governments, businesses and consumers. However, differences in digital readiness hamper the ability of large parts of the world to take advantage of these technologies. Multilateralism is vital in a world facing critical development challenges.
Copyright HolderUNCTAD
Copyright URLhttps://unctad.org
Filesize1767757 MB
File FormatPDF
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