How has the discourse about ICT for development shifted over the past decade? this study does a content analysis of journals and conferences in the ICTD field between 2000-2010.
How do underserved populations such as hispanic day laborers in Washington State use computers and other information and communication technologies?
Drawing from all we learned in the 25 countries of the Landscape study,this an in-depth study of Public Access Venues in Colombia, in collaboration with ICESI University and Fundacion Colombia Multicolor.
How can we measure intangible impacts of ICT for community development? While most evaluation focuses on measurable, tangible impacts such as employment, income and commerce, we are working on ways to better understand and measure intangible impacts on quality of life and well-being. Outcomes such as perceptions of empowerment and social capital are more difficult to measure, but they can make a huge difference to community development.
Based on all we learned in the 25 countries of the Landscape study and in the Colombia Study, this an in-depth study of Public Access Venues in South Africa, in collaboration with Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
This research program explores the landscape of public access computing (libraries, telecenters and cybercafes) in 25 developing countries, with specific focus on the information needs of underserved communities.
Through field research conducted by local research partners, and cross-country comparative analyses based on common research design elements, the project aims to contribute to the knowledge in the field of information and ICT for development.