ICT for development

Adobe Youth Voices Program Partnerships - Call for Partnerships

Canada

Dear organization,

TakingITGlobal (TIG) is preparing to launch the second cycle of our Adobe Youth Voices digital media project – and we’re looking for additional partner organizations!

CAMEROON Profits Were Only a Phone Call Away

Inter Press Service (IPS), YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon
CAMEROON Profits Were Only a Phone Call Away
08 December 2010

[…]Njepang is a resource person with a project funded by GenARDIS (Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development in the Information Society). “We thought that in this fast-moving world, it was necessary to put at the disposal of these village communities, a communication tool, namely, the mobile telephone,” said Njepang.

GenARDIS teamed up with the SB Mathur Foundation in a six-month project to provide women farmers in Santa district in the North West, and in Bangang, Bafoussam and Kamna districts in Cameroon’s West Region with cellphones with which to gain access to valuable market information. […]

Training for D-Island users and administrators - November 23 & 30, D-Island virtual island

General information on the training

D-Island is an open meeting/training space developed in SecondLife virtual world and it is administered by APC. It can be used by development organisations and networks for their own online meetings and capacity building activities.

Amy Mahan Research Fellows off to London to participate in international conference

Ottawa, Canada

Following a year of rigorous research activities aimed to build upon the knowledge regarding public access to information and communication technologies (ICT), efforts of the Amy Mahan Research Fellows are beginning to bear fruit for the young scholars. Teams from Argentina, China, Malaysia, Peru, Rwanda and Thailand have all had papers accepted for the postgraduate day at ICTD 2010, an international conference taking place in London where researchers and practitioners will meet to discuss the latest research in the field of ICT for development.

D-Island - All About It / FAQ

D-Island FAQ

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.

D-Island - Training for D-Island Users

Below are links to information on training events for D-Island users & Administrators

1. Initial training for D-Island users and administrators

First two training sessions took place on November 23 and November 30 on D-Island (virtual island) and they were targeted at APC network and selected partners. Training language is English.

D-Island - Instructions on Getting to D-Island and Dealing with Common Issues

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This page should cover all you need to know to be able to visit and use D-Island (or other spaces in SecondLife).

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