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Tech for governance programmes in Kenya: what is left of the conducive tech environment, and where to next?Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017Making All Voices Count has been a grant-making programme supporting tech for accountable governance initiatives, which in this report are defined as “projects, programmes and campaigns which use information and communications technologies (ICTs) in initiatives intended to increase transparency and improve government accountability to citizens”.Document
Right to Information Learning Programme in India for civil society and media representatives of Kenya, Tanzania and UgandaKnowledge Partnership Programme, 2014Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), New Delhi (CHRI) organised a Learning Programme on the Right to Information (RTI-LP) for representatives of civil society, media and academia from Commonwealth member States- Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda in East Africa, between 16-26 March 2014, with support from the Department for International Development (DfID), India office.Document
Mediating voices and communicating realities: Using information crowdsourcing tools, open data initiatives and digital media to support and protect the vulnerable and marginalisedInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2012To what extent can innovative technologies for advocacy and collective action, such as Ushahidi and OpenStreetMap, support poor and marginalised communities to improve their lives and livelihoods? This report examines initiatives which use tools such as open source mapping to create new collectively generated and shared information resources (information commons).DocumentIST-Africa Initiative, 2012This guide looks at the current status of National ICT policies in each of the current IST-Africa Initiative partner countries. It identifies what has been achieved to date and provides insight into what implementation challenges remain. Specifically, the report reflects analysis of existing National ICT plicies for: Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, NDocument
ICTs for Democracy: information and communication technologies for the enhancement of democracy – with a focus on empowermentSwedish International Development Cooperation Agency, 2009Access to and the strategic use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) have been shown to have the potential to help bring about economic development, poverty reduction, and democratisation. This report examines the potential of ICTs for advancing democracy and empowerment.