Dr. B. Shadrach is a Ph.D, presently working with the International Development Research Center as a Senior Program Officer. He has been instrumental in devising policy strategies for the penetration of information technology in rural world. Dr. Shadrach has extensive experience working in Asia-Pacific countries. Earlier, he was the South Asia Director at OneWorld International, where he was responsible for fundraising and program design. He has served as member of the international networks for the Global Knowledge Programme and various alliances on ICT Communications and Development.