Information and Communication Technology for Rural Development (ICT4RD)
This is a research and development project with a vision of improving services by making information easily available and accessible in the rural public sector. ICT4RD’s mission is to design and validate a strategy for the creation of sustainable broadband markets in rural areas of Tanzania. It is funded mainly by Sida and managed by a management committee formed by heads of Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT), the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) and the Royal Institute of Technology – Sweden (KTH).
Facilitating Sustainable Environment − Friendly Regional Power Trading (RPT) in the Greater Mekong Subregion
This joint programme between ADB and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
(Sida) has assisted in setting up a competitive and efficient regional power market and in ensuring proper control of environmental impacts while developing power projects for regional interconnection and trading.
The partner countries involved are Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, China, Thailand, and Vietnam.