Wednesday Feb 04

IKM@York

Friday, 16 September 2011 00:00
IKM@York

IKM@York

The IKM Emergent will be participating in of the largest Development Studies Conferences in Europe - Rethinking Development in an Age of Scarcity and Uncertainty: New Values, Voices and Alliances for Increased Resilience. The conference is to be held from the 19-22 September 2011, at  the University of York.  About one thousand development studies researchers, policymakers and practitioners are expected to participate.

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Lost and Found in Traducture

Friday, 27 May 2011 03:00
Lost and Found

Lost and Found in Traducture

The Sidensi/IKM Emergent/ESAACH international interdisciplinary colloquium will address critical issues in traducture by bringing together translation and knowledge management practitioners and networks, researchers, policy makers, advocacy agents, academics, and end users to share insights, experiences, strategies, knowledge, techniques and methodologies.

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Linked Open Data at ICTD2010 - By Tim Davies

Friday, 03 December 2010 03:00
Open Data

Linked Open Data at ICTD2010 - By Tim Davies

Tim Berners-Lee gave the keynote speech at the 2010 ICT & International Development conference in London, including talk of the potential role of open data in development. The details of how open and linked data might impact development were the key theme in the recent IKM workshop I blogged about a few weeks ago, and as a follow up to that workshop, a short discussion paper was available at ICTD, alongside a range of fantastic touchscreen kiosks produced  by Ralph Borland.

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Information Economy Report 2010

Friday, 03 December 2010 03:00
imageEconomy Report

A mobile call for policy makers

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has called on policy makers to pay greater attention to the possibilities offered by mobile telephone connectivity to help the poor to develop livelihood assets.
 
The recently published Information Economy Report highlights the importance of mobile telephones in boosting micro-economic activities in the developing part of the world.

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Relocate ICTD – IKM

Wednesday, 01 December 2010 01:00
imageRelocate  ICTD 
 
Relocate  ICTD – IKM 
 
Identifying ICTD as unique field of development anchored around a technology IKM stressed the need to look beyond simplistic technology transfer models at ICTD 2009 held in Doha Qatar.

Mike Powell director of IKM and Andy Dearden reader of Sheffield Hallam University argued in a background paper that a one size fits all approach would not fit progressive ICTD use in the context of international development. 

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