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Quick Facts

Total population   
                                                                                     
17,522,010 (July 2012 est.)                                           
                 
GNI per capita

USD8,220 (2011)

GDP real growth rate 2011

7.5%

Adult literacy rate (ages 15 and older)

100%
Gross primary, secondary, tertiary school enrollment

94%

Telephone lines (per 100 people)
26.15
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)
142.55
Internet subscribers (per 100 people)
4.4
International voice traffic (minutes/person/month)
3.9
Mobile telephone usage (minutes/user/month)
100
Internet users (per 100 people)
45
Population covered by mobile cellular network
81%
Fixed broadband subscribers 7.50
International Internet bandwidth (bits/second/person) 129

Source: ICT at a Glance (World Bank) 2009

Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Informatization & Communication

Country Profile (OpenNet Initiative)

ITU ICT EYE

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist’s Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

Resources on E-Co Hub

UN-APCICT organizes the Session on ICT Human Capacity Development for Resilience at the Technical Meeting on Resilient ICT Connectivity for the Knowledge Economy, SDGs and the WSIS Goals

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development organized the Session on ICT Human Capacity Development for Resilience during the Technical Meeting on Resilient ICT Connectivity for the Knowledge Economy, SDGs and the WSIS Goals on 21 September 2016.

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

Access to ICT is essential to business development and growth. This study assesses the need for and use of ICTs by women entrepreneurs in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Uzbekistan. The study exposes the gaps between ICTs and the development of women entrepreneurship within the context of legal and regulatory frameworks, policy and leadership coordination, financial services, business development support, capacity building and use promotion, and women’s participation in public dialogues. Finally, this work recommends ways to use ICTs to help women start and grow their own businesses.

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UN-APCICT participates in conference on the use of innovative internet for research and education in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 1-2 October 2014

UN-APCICT participates in conference on the use of innovative internet for research and education in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 1-2 October 2014

UN-APCICT participates in the First CAREN Regional Networking Conference on “Innovative Internet for Researchers and Higher Education” at Turan University in Almaty, Kazakhstan to raise awareness on the role of capacity development and promote ICTD education in higher education.

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ICT in Education in Central and West Asia Executive Summary

This publication presents and analyzes the major conclusions of research conducted in Central and West Asia in 2006 through 2011 to ascertain the impact of information and communications technology (ICT) investments on education. It presents a critical overview of the effectiveness of ICT policies and strategies in basic education in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, with shorter studies on Afghanistan, Armenia, Georgia, and Pakistan.

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