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April 29, 2016

Mobile Vaani

Mobile Vaani is a mobile-phone-based community media platform equivalent to Facebook/YouTube/Twitter for rural areas in India whereby users generate content in their own local dialect through...

April 22, 2016

Evaluating Digital Citizen Engagement: A Practical Guide

Published by Open Knowledge Repository of The World bank, this guide provides practical steps to assess how digital tools have contributed to citizen engagement and to understand the impact that...

April 5, 2016

When Does ICT-Enabled Citizen Voice Lead to Government Responsiveness?

"These cases suggest that while ICT platforms have been relevant in increasing policymakers' and senior managers' capacity to respond, most of them have yet to influence their willingness to do so."...

April 4, 2016

Tracking Vaccination Teams During Polio Campaigns in Northern Nigeria by Use of Geographic Information System Technology: 2013-2015

"GIS technology, if used effectively alongside other interventions, could contribute immensely to the interruption of polio in Nigeria." This article demonstrates the application of geographic...

March 31, 2016

WeFarm

WeFarm is a worldwide peer to peer knowledge sharing network, building a bank of the world's farming knowledge, then making it available to anyone anywhere, in any language, and on any device - even...

March 21, 2016

mHealth Pilot Study: Text Messaging Intervention to Promote HPV Vaccination

"mHealth interventions are able to overcome barriers to participation in traditional face-to-face interventions, such as inconvenience, time/place of delivery, and cost."

March 17, 2016

Act Now For Tomorrow

This digital mapping project was launched by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in an effort to help young people around the world identify climate issues in their communities and find ways...

March 17, 2016

Digital Media and Latino Families: New Channels for Learning, Parenting, and Organizing

"We are learning much about how a colorful spectrum of Latino children and families now engage a variety of platforms and digital content to advance differing goals. These users often pursue some...

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March 10, 2016

"Teachers are showing a surprisingly strong receptivity to using games and acknowledging their power for student engagement. The growing...

March 7, 2016

“Not being able to operate a phone is one of the most reported barriers to women adopting and using mobile technology and ultimately accessing...

March 7, 2016

“The opportunities afforded by the Internet greatly overshadow the challenges. While not forgetting this, we can nevertheless still address...

March 3, 2016

In a presentation titled "How SMS-Based Surveys Were Used in the Rapid Response to the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia: Potential for Future...

February 22, 2016

"We designed a simple, interactive computer-based intervention to provide HIV relative risk information with tailored feedback..."

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February 8, 2016

Participatory video (PV) is a methodology premised on particular attitudes and behaviours that value collective and consensual decision-making and...

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Rate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?/Valorar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS)?
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Average/Promedio
17%
Poor/Pobre
4%
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