Information and Communications Technology

Why digital connectivity needs to be a global priority

Digital dashboard at the Hydrometeorology Agency of Tajikistan.

An internet connection in Central Asia is expensive, and of poor quality. Image: GFDRR/World Bank

Lilia Burunciuc
Regional Director for Central Asia, World Bank
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