Brazilian government debates first national digital strategy

Brazilian government debates first national digital strategy

Chamber Articles Category: Information Technology Post Date: 08/31/17 Source: ZDNet By: Angelica Mari
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The Brazilian government has launched a public consultation to define the country's first national digital strategy.

Within the debate, which has been receiving input from the civil society during this month, initiatives and specific goals to improve digital improvements are being defined.

Themes discussed include the improvement of national Internet connectivity - an area where Brazil has historically underperformed - and possible changes in the technology curricula in public schools to add subject areas such as robotics and programming.

"The economy of the future will be the digital and should reach all Brazilians. It's not possible to imagine a modern, dynamic economy that does not provide equal opportunities across all regions of the country," says the document by the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications that supported the launch of the public consultation. Read Full Article