Pacific Resource Infrastructure Facility (PRIF)

Established in 2008 to provide technical assistance, research and knowledge products on key infrastructure issues to Pacific island countries

and as a coordination facility for the principal development partners in the region.

Economic and Social Impact of ICT in the Pacific, summary paper

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This paper summarises a report, published by the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF), on the economic and social impact of information and communication technology (ICT) developments in the Pacific.

It is based on the findings of research conducted in late 2014 in five countries -- Fiji, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu, and highlights impacts in sectors such as agriculture and fisheries, tourism, government, education and healthcare – but its conclusions are relevant to most Pacific Island Countries (PICs).