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May 24, 2016

"We've gotten to the point where data and the tools for explaining it are in the hands of journalists and communicators around the world. But to transform the global issues of climate change,...

May 18, 2016

Social Media and Conflict Management in Post-Conflict and Fragile Contexts

"The evidence base for this area is weak despite much enthusiasm over the potential impact social media could have." This rapid review identifies recent literature on the role of social media plays...

May 17, 2016

Social Media and Governance

"What is the recent evidence on the impact of social media on governance of social, political, and economic bodies? How is social media regulated and governed in low-income and fragile contexts?"...

May 17, 2016

Improving Access to Justice through Information and Communication Technologies

This rapid literature review collates information about the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) - radio, television, phones, computers, and the internet - in access to justice...

May 11, 2016

ICT-Enabled Info-Kiosks for Knowledge-Based Community Empowerment of NREGA Workers

"...simplified information access for people at the grassroots..." In 2010, OneWorld Foundation India launched an information and communication technology (ICT) initiative to help empower workers...

May 5, 2016

Use of Mobile Phones by the Rural Poor: Gender Perspectives from Selected Asian Countries

"Mobile phones have been shown (though not uniformly) to positively contribute in various ways to rural development, from reducing information asymmetry, improving functional networks, to increasing...

May 3, 2016

NyayaPath: An Access to Justice Initiative

Launched in 2013, this project is centred around an info kiosk to disseminate information on rights and entitlements of economically poor and marginalised communities in the Indian states of...

April 29, 2016

Mobile Vaani

Mobile Vaani (MV) is a mobile-based voice media platform for underserved areas in India whereby users generate content in their own local dialect through Interactive Voice Response (IVR). Created by...

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April 22, 2016

Published by Open Knowledge Repository of The World bank, this guide provides practical steps to assess how digital tools have contributed to...

April 5, 2016

"The increasing ability of communities to access information via mobiles can be used to address political or social concerns, with youth...

April 4, 2016

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

March 31, 2016

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...

March 21, 2016

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

March 18, 2016

This research report shares findings of a pilot project conducted in September 2015 by Africa's Voices Foundation which used radio and mobile...

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