D-Island is an open development space offered by Association for Progressive Communications (APC), International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and their partners for the international development community.
APC has recently co-produced training materialson Web 2.0 and social media for development for the FAO Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK). This unit, along with others, is available for free online and in CD format on the project’s website.
The report focuses on the training of APC board members on governance. Issues covered in the report include organisational systems, organisational sustainability,strategic focus and corporate responsibility.
“The principles that I learned in the APC workshop helped me work in resource-constrained environments,” says Alex Gondwe, techie at the Baobab Health Partnership in Malawi. Alex is setting up wireless internet connections between health institutions to improve patient care and HIV/AIDS data collection and he shares his tips here.
On April 2008, a report on ITO status and APC’s ITO-related activities has been sent to Itrainonline partners. The document also includes an overview of plans the partners made during 2006 Rome meeting.
At the end of this report are actions APC partners planned at the end of our meeting in Rome (the comprehensive report on the meeting.
Since the meeting in Rome, APC has:
Trainers planning meeting in preparation for the Feminist Tech Exchange in South Africa November 10-12.
Meeting of the steering group of the Information Management Resource Kit on which APC is collaborating.