Essays about: "ICT4D"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the word ICT4D.

  1. 1. 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/Kultur och samhälle

    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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. D4Kids: Shaping Digital Diabetes Device Technologies Through Participatory Approaches

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Sara Angel Escriba Cuevas; [2019]
    Keywords : Participatory communication; digital health; ICT4D; co-creation; children; T1 diabetes; data;

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

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    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

  5. 5. Facilitating communication for marginalised communities in Mexico : Designing a progressive web application with a participatory design approach

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Amanda Lindén Guinez; [2019]
    Keywords : Participatory design; ICT4D; mobile usability; design evaluation;

    Abstract : There are areas in Oaxaca, Mexico, where larger telephone operators have refused to install a cellular network, leaving mainly indigenous communities without connectivity. A minor field study was carried out in the affected areas with the aim to build an application tackling some of the existing connectivity problems. READ MORE