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November 20, 2017

The Techno-Centric Gaze: Incorporating Citizen Participation Technologies into Participatory Governance Processes in the Philippines

"By avoiding the techno-centric gaze and adopting the standpoint of non-users, we were able to better understand the barriers to technology access, explaining non-use as well as the power...

November 17, 2017

Advocating for Openness: Nine Ways Civil Society Groups Have Mobilized to Defend Internet Freedom

"[A]ctivists are building digital rights movements from the ground up, launching national policy dialogues, and fighting to establish new norms and Internet standards. Understanding which of these...

November 16, 2017

Risk Communication Guide for Mobile Phones and Base Stations

"The emphasis is on anticipating where people may have concerns and then using effective communication approaches to minimise the potential for heightened concerns in the community." Produced by the...

November 2, 2017

Open Data and Transparent Value Chains in Agriculture: A Review of the Literature

"In the context of smallholder agriculture, which contains a large and at times complicated number of value chain actors, unequal access to information leads certain actors to be on the losing end of...

November 1, 2017

GIS Support for the 2016 MSF Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign in Kinshasa

"Based on the interviews, it is possible to conclude that GIS support was a very important enabler - although not a critical factor - in the vaccination campaign. GIS support allowed MSF staff to...

October 31, 2017

Assessing How Agricultural Technologies Can Change Gender Dynamics and Food Security - A Three-Part Toolkit

The INGENAES toolkit, developed by Cultural Practice, LLC, introduces a methodology that is designed to aid practitioners and researchers in assessing whether agricultural technologies they are...

October 30, 2017

Defining and Building a Data Use Culture

"Countries and organizations can improve health outcomes by introducing interventions or technologies that put the right information at the right time in the hands of the right people so they can...

October 26, 2017

Survey on Privacy in Media and Information Literacy with Youth Perspectives

"Media and information literacy (MIL) is, amongst many things, a defense of one's privacy. By this we mean that since MIL seeks to promote a deeper understanding of the ways in which media and...

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October 20, 2017

The purpose of this manual is to provide an overview and a step-by-step guide to the use of Minecraft, the "sandbox" computer game, as a community...

October 18, 2017

"...These technological applications are capable of reaching hundreds of millions of smallholder farmers and stakeholders in rural areas, acting...

October 18, 2017

This brief summarises the experience and evidence for the most commonly used digital health technologies aimed at supporting health systems and...

October 16, 2017

"Existing studies show that digital communications channels can be critical before, during and after natural disasters, crises and armed...

October 12, 2017

"There is reason to be optimistic regarding the potential for mobile phones to increase vaccination coverage in LMIC."

October 10, 2017

“Social media platforms like Facebook can be a tremendous tool for public health organizations, making it possible to communicate critical...

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