Digital Economy key to pandemic recovery but interventions needed

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption and use of digital technologies and highlighted the prominence and importance of the sector as an enabler of a speedy economic recovery and source of work.   Today, digitalization is not just part of the economy – it is the economy itself with limitless opportunities for innovators who are […]

A lot lost from not harnessing digital economy potential- EPRC Researcher

Digital technologies have transformed society at an unprecedented scale over the last two decades. They have changed the ways we live, work, learn, commute, and interact. Today, digital technology has the potential to usher in widespread socioeconomic change. Consequently, it has become crucial for nations to understand and cater to the needs that enable the […]

Digital Economy is crucial to socio-economic transformation

In 2020, The Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Xiaozhun Yi, wrote that a digital economy also known as economic activity that results from daily online connections among people, businesses, devices, data and processes, is the cornerstone of sustainable development.   In an article published by The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Yi stated […]