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Centre for Development Informatics (CDI)

Welcome to CDI

CDI home page

The Centre for Development Informatics (CDI) is a multidisciplinary centre researching the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in socio-economic development. It is a recognised centre of the Manchester Business School and the School of Environment, Education and Development.

CDI Research: Link to CDI Research pages

Our Research

Research in CDI focuses on nine main themes:

  • Business, Informatics and Development
  • e-Governance for Development
  • IT Sector Development
  • ICTs and Sustainability
  • ICT Policy
  • Innovation, Informatics and Development
  • Mobiles and Development
  • Social Media and Development
  • Theorising Development Informatics
Postgraduate study: Link to Postgraduate study page

Postgraduate Study

CDI hosts a vibrant postgraduate research community, and teaches the one-year Masters in ICTs for Development.