CATaC conferences: cultural attitudes towards technology and communication

The biennial conference series on Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication provides one of the most significant international forums for research on how diverse culture attitudes and communication preferences shape the implementation and use of information and communication technologies. The conference series brings together scholars from around the globe who […]

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UC Berkeley: Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD)

Research on ICTD at the School of Information follows several distinct trajectories: First, to understand current processes of technology diffusion and adoption in developing regions. Second, to act through the design and deployment of information systems in close collaboration with the communities they are meant to support. Finally, to reshape the dialogue about the role of […]

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World Bank

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Our mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships […]

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ICT4D Collective and Multidisciplinary Centre for ICT4D at Royal Holloway, University of London

The site of the ICT4D Collective and Multidisciplinary Centre for ICT4D at Royal Holloway, University of London. The Collective was initiated in 2004, in 2007 it was awarded the status of a UNESCO Chair in ICT4D, and in 2009 it became an official Research Centre at the College. The Collective […]

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Information and Communications Technologies for Development at Georgia Tech

Research and Projects This program explores information and communication technologies (ICTs) – in particular the internet and mobile networks – in low-income and low-infrastructure countries and contexts. This field is sometimes referred to as ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development). We are always on the look-out for new and […]

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D-Lab at MIT

D-Lab is a program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that fosters the development of appropriate technologies and sustainable solutions within the framework of international development. D-Lab’s mission is to improve the quality of life of low-income households through the creation and implementation of low cost technologies. D-Lab’s portfolio […]

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Yankana: Technology for Social Action

Yankana is a project developed and maintained by Fundapi, an Ecuadorian NGO nonprofit that promotes the use of technologies for social action by individuals and organizations. The purpose of this site is to highlight use cases and experiences in this area in order to educate those interested in the subject […]

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Ørecomm Centre for Communication and Glocal Change

Ørecomm is a bi-national research group that originated at Malmö University (MAH) and Roskilde University (RUC) for research in the field of Communication for Development. Ørecomm focuses on the relations between media, communication and social change processes at both global and local levels. The term glocal change refers to interconnectedness […]

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