Saturday, January 05, 2002

Development Gateway: "Country Profile TURKEY"

The Development Gateway Foundation is an enabler of development. They help to improve people?s lives in developing countries by building partnerships and information systems that provide access to knowledge for development. They exploit powerful and affordable information and communication technologies (ICT) that were previously unavailable to: increase knowledge sharing; enhance development effectiveness; improve public sector transparency; and build local capacity to empower communities. The DG is an independent not-for-profit organization. It was conceived by World Bank President James Wolfensohn and initially developed in the World Bank. Operations began in July 2001.