A NEW global initiative to spread knowledge and equipment regarding the Internet to developing countries already has the support of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in a bid to secure annual contributions of US$30-50 million. The Development Gateway Foundation has launched an Internet portal containing training material and will create a network of research and training centres in the developing world. *

Full access to this article can be arranged with permission from the client that first ordered it. Please contact us to request access. Entries are uploaded to our archive at least one year after being published by a client – free access is restricted to International News Services journalists for background research only. The article date indicates when copy was filed to a client, not when posted to this archive. Upon client requests, International News Services will remove such articles from the archive or not upload them in the first place. They are included to demonstrate the breadth of topics undertaken by the agency and also to help promote clients’ coverage.