Essays about: "ICT4D"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 essays containing the word ICT4D.

  1. 1. Use of Remote Participatory Video Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic : Experiences from Uganda’s Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Deniz Idil Altan; [2020]
    Keywords : Uganda; COVID-19; remote participatory video; Rhino Camp Refugees; ICT4D;

    Abstract : In the early summer months of the global coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, three community-produced participatory videos were conducted on a remote basis. These projects were made in Uganda, Germany and Turkey with the use of mobile technology to understand the impact of the virus on lives of different refugee communities in distant locations around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Setting Up Shop in the Digital Bazaar – Bangladeshi Blue-Collar Service-Providers’ Adoption of a Business Aggregator

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Shantana Shahid; [2020]
    Keywords : Innovation adoption; Diffusion of innovations; Business aggregator; Platform economy; Multi-sided platforms; Sheba.xyz; ICT4D; C4D; Digitalisation; Digital inclusion; Gig workers; Dhaka; Micro-entrepreneurs; Own-account workers; Digital marketplace; Service marketplace; Supply-side users;

    Abstract : This essay explores the early experiences of Bangladeshi blue-collar service workers in digitalising their livelihoods. It is a qualitative study that surveys and interviews service-providers in Dhaka who use the business aggregator platform Sheba. READ MORE

  3. 3. Open for whose benefit? Exploring assumptions, power relations and development paradigms framing the GIZ Open Resources Incubator (ORI) pilot for open voice data in Rwanda

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Daniel Brumund; [2020]
    Keywords : Big data; Open development; Datafication; Crowdsourcing; Rwanda;

    Abstract : Since February 2019, the Kigali-based start-up Digital Umuganda has been coordinating the crowdsourcing of the first openly available voice dataset for Rwanda’s official language Kinyarwanda. This process originated from a pilot project of the Open Resources Incubator (ORI), an emergent service designed by GIZ staff and the author as consultant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Foundation for Media Alternatives -A qualitative study of women empowerment through ICT -

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Victoria Englund; [2019]
    Keywords : ICT; Development; Women Empowerment; Foundation for Media Alternatives; the Philippines; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : In recent years ICT has gotten sustained interest in which it’s seen as a tool for development andsocial transformation. There have been a rise of ICT4D (ICT for development) initiatives in theinternational arena. READ MORE

  5. 5. Where’s Waddan? Missing Maps and cross-cultural voluntary engagement in ICT4D initiatives

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Joanna Keenan; [2019]
    Keywords : Communications; Development; ICT4D; Volunteering; Slacktivism; crowdsourcing; data; humanitarian; mapping;

    Abstract : In the wake of the Haiti earthquake response in 2010, crowdsourced humanitarian mapping has taken off, and today is considered an essential tool by many humanitarian agencies providing assistance in disaster-affected and under-resourced countries and contexts. But what happens when there is no information on a map to help agencies decide how to respond? If they cannot find roads to take to get there? If they do not know how many houses are in a village? What if the map is – missing?In response to this all-too-common problem, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), American Red Cross, British Red Cross and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) created and launched Missing Maps in 2014. READ MORE