policy advocacy


Advocacy Strategies and Aproaches Module

Case Study: Grameen Gyan Abhiyan Rural Knowledge Centre Movement

Grameen Gyan Abhiyan (Rural Knowledge Network) is a multi-stakeholder alliance advocating the use of ICTs to empower rural communities through the establishment of rural knowledge centres. This case study illustrates planning, implementation and development of a mass movement-oriented advocacy campaign to bring ICT access to rural India.

Case Study: Community Radio Development in Nigeria

This case study reports on five years of advocacy for policy change in Nigeria to enable the establishment of community radio services. It has been included in the toolkit as an illustration of the challenges of campaigning for ICT policy change. At the time of writing there is still no community radio in Nigeria.

Case Study: Rural Broadband Backbone

This case study looks at different approaches to extending fibre backbone into rural areas. Market forces alone are unlikely to extend optical fibre backbone into rural areas, where access to high bandwidth and reliable internet access can contribute significantly to a comprehensive pro-poor ICT policy.

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Gender Networking and Advocacy on the Information Society

Date and time: 
Jul 8 2008 - Jul 9 2008




Other- name of organisation: 
APC, Isis International Manila and IT for Change

On July 8th, the learning event will focus on sharing of findings and recommendations of an APC evaluation of gender networking and advocacy during the World Summit on the Information Society.

Other information
Bahay ni Isis (BnI), International Women's House 3 Marunong Street, Barangay Central, Quezon City Philippines

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