Connecting the next 4 billion: How access to information underpins every SDG

The Sustainable Development Goals recognize that we need to expand affordable access to information across development priorities. But access alone is not enough, argue IREX's Joel Turner and Amber Ehrke in this exclusive guest commentary.

About the authors

  • Joel Turner

    Joel Turner is a program officer at IREX and works on Beyond Access projects in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Mali and Myanmar. Joel was previously based in Namibia, but is now based in Washington, D.C.
  • Amber Ehrke

    Amber Ehrke is a program coordinator at IREX, working on Beyond Access communications and supporting the project in Myanmar.