Thursday, June 10, 2004

Petersberg Prize

Petersberg Prize:

"Eight finalists have been chosen from a field of more than 220 nominees. Finalists for the Petersberg Prize, who come from four world regions, have demonstrated the impact new technologies can have on development in various fields of endeavor. Innovative uses of information technology have helped improve the livelihoods of poor farmers in Mali and India, dramatically expanded access to communication and information in rural areas of Bangladesh and Hungary, and created a whole new economic sector in India. Petersberg Prize finalists are being recognized for these and other accomplishments."

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