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The 2013 Development Leaders Bursaries - worth £15,200 - are available for African applicants to the one-year MSc ICT4D programme (http://www.sed.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses/06237/?code=06237&pg=all)
They are also tenable on the MSc Mgmt & Info. Systems programme:…Continue
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The University of Manchester is providing five scholarships available specifically for Ugandan, Tanzanian or Rwandan citizens. The scholarships are for study starting in January 2013 on one of two distance learning Masters programmes offered by the University's Institute for Development Policy and Management:
- MSc in Human Resource Management and Development
- MSc in Management and Information Systems
Applications are now being accepted, and…Continue
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Written for policy makers and policy advisers in developing countries, this online report provides guidance on how to incorporate ICTs into climate change policy, and how to incorporate climate change into ICT policy: http://www.niccd.org/ICCD_Policy_Guidance_Paper.pdf
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Nineteen new case studies on use of ICTs in relation to climate change in developing countries are available at: http://www.niccd.org/casestudies.htm
- ICTs, Climate Change and Disaster Management
- New ICT Routes to Climate Change Adaptation
- ICTs and Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change
- ICTs and Climate Change Mitigation
- ICTs and Climate Change…Continue
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Written for policy makers and strategic planners in senior climate change and ICT4D roles, this new briefing provides guidance on how best to use ICTs for climate change mitigation in developing countries:
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Written for researchers, consultants and reflective practitioners working on ICTs, climate change and development, this new briefing identifies the future research agenda of relevance to migitation, adaptation, monitoring and strategy:
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Written for strategic planners and project managers involved in rural agricultural development, this new briefing provides best practice guidance on ICT use to support climate change awareness, mitigation, monitoring and adaptation for rural agricultural communities:
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"ICTs and Climate Change Adaptation: Enabling Innovative Strategies" is written for policy makers and strategic planners in senior climate change and ICT4D roles.
It provides guidance on integrating ICTs into national and sectoral processes of climate change adaptation.
The briefing explains:
- The five ways in which ICTs can support national…Continue
Added by Richard Heeks on November 7, 2011 at 12:55pm — No Comments
The University of Manchester is providing two fully-funded scholarships as part of its Equity & Merit programme, to study its MSc Management and Information Systems by distance learning, starting in January 2012.
Applications are now being accepted, and the deadline for completion is Friday 11 November 2011. Full details at:…Continue
Added by Richard Heeks on October 5, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
The World Bank recently published the striking claim that "ICT has been the main driver of Kenya’s economic growth over the last decade"; responsible for all of Kenya's per capita GDP growth in the 21st century's first decade.
Added by Richard Heeks on June 27, 2011 at 6:06pm — No Comments
Six new papers on ICTs, climate change and development are now available online at: http://www.niccd.org/resources.htm
They cover topics of mitigation, adaptation, disaster management, strategy, governance, and emergent technologies.
If you have active interests in this field, we encourage you to share ideas via http://groups.google.co.uk/group/niccd and to…Continue
Added by Richard Heeks on April 28, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments
The 2011 Development Leaders Bursary - worth £6,150 - is available for developing country applicants to the one-year MSc ICT4D programme (http://www.sed.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses/06237/?code=06237&pg=2)
It is also tenable on the MSc Mgmt & Info. Systems programme:
Added by Richard Heeks on April 20, 2011 at 10:52am — No Comments
Climate Change as a Strategic Priority for ICT4D Organisations is a new report by Alan Finlay that uses survey and other data to analyse how ICT-for-development activist organisations are strategically handling climate change as an issue. It identifies their key focus on adaptation, the challenges that exist within and outside organisations, and it makes recommendations for effective strategic response.
It, and related resources are available onilne at:…Continue
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In what form should you publish your ICT-for-development research for maximum impact? An evidence-based guide is now online at: http://ict4dblog.wordpress.com…Continue
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Some positive statistics on the academic side of ICT4D research:
- Between 1999 and 2008, annual output of academic publications on ICTs and developing countries recorded in the main publications database grew by nearly 2000% (a 39% annual average increase).
- And annual output in a set of ICT4D specialist journals (not recorded in the database) grew by 450% from 1998 to 2009.
More details at:…Continue
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