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#isic6202 - Computer consultancy and computer facilities management activities
#isic6209 - Other information technology and computer service activities


The Principles of Innovation (earlier on also called Principles for Digital Development) find their roots in the efforts of individuals, development organizations, and donors alike who have called for a more concerted effort by donors and implementing partners to institutionalize lessons learned in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in development projects.

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More effective and efficient use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in development projects.

Help development practitioners integrate established best practices into technology-enabled programs.


This initiative is led by the Digital Development Principles Working Group with representation from a variety of donors, non-governmental organizations, companies and individuals working in international development.

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