ICT for development

FIFAfrica 2017: Send your suggestions of session topics!
FIFAfrica 2017: Send your suggestions of session topics! 23 June 2017

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and APC are proud to host the upcoming Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 (FIFAfrica). Take part in shaping the discussions at the upcoming FIFAfrica and send your suggestions of session topics!

A feminist action framework on development and digital technologies
A feminist action framework on development and digital technologies 29 May 2017

Through a feminist lens that brings together economic justice and gender justice concerns, this paper traces the key elements of the right to access, right to knowledge and right to development in the network society, and chalks out strategic directions for feminist advocacy in relation to ICTs.

A history of feminist engagement with development and digital technologies
A history of feminist engagement with development and digital technologies 29 May 2017

This paper historicises gender justice struggles and feminist engagement with ICT policies, tracing the idea of development put forward by women from the global South through the years leading to the Beijing Conference on Women and later, the WSIS process.

A conversation on ICT and health financing models in Bangladesh
A conversation on ICT and health financing models in Bangladesh 05 May 2017

Health financing is an area where millions in Bangladesh have a stake. Bringing low - or low-middle-income people under a health safety net is not only good for the overall health of the population, but is also economically beneficial in terms of productivity gain and resource management.

Inside the Information Society: Assessing the impact of ICT4D
Inside the Information Society: Assessing the impact of ICT4D 11 November 2016

Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog post looks at the challenge of measuring the impact of ICT4D.

Mobile Phone: A Public Tool. Analysing the use of mobile technology in civic participation, education and health
Mobile Phone: A Public Tool. Analysing the use of mobile technology in civic participation, education and health 26 October 2016

This research report analyses 14 projects where mobiles are being effectively used by frontline workers in India, with a focus on three broad categories: civic participation, education and health.

Mobile Phones for Social Change and Behavioural Change: A compendium of 100+ initiatives in India
Mobile Phones for Social Change and Behavioural Change: A compendium of 100+ initiatives in India 26 October 2016

DEF and UNICEF India initiated a project, Mobiles for Social and Behaviour Change, to explore various projects where mobiles are being effectively used by frontline workers in the areas of health, education, nutrition, child protection, and monitoring and training of frontline workers.

Inside the Information Society: Internet governance needs African experience of African issues
Inside the Information Society: Internet governance needs African experience of African issues 17 October 2016

AfriSIG 2016 *_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: Meeting the climate challenges of ICTs
Inside the Information Society: Meeting the climate challenges of ICTs 07 October 2016

*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: What is the impact of ICTs on climate change?
Inside the Information Society: What is the impact of ICTs on climate change? 02 October 2016

Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog is the first of two about the impact of ICTs on the environment.