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3Vs Crowdsourcing Framework

AO: This framework was developed out of the experience of crowdsourcing during the 2013 Kenyan elections to help others understand what factors and considerations would be useful in assessing whether there is an adequate online "crowd" to source information from.Read more

Annex: Mobile Usage at the Base of the Pyramid in Kenya

AO: This document is the accompanying annex to the main report findings.Read more

"In your own opinion, what were the core aspects that made iHub Research what it was?"

" Novelty - that you were part of something new and exciting. Not just research but a niche in tech research (discovery). The team. The calibre of the individuals who started iHub Research were top notch. You just have to look at where they are now to understand this in hindsight. Brilliant minds (...Read more

Rarieya, Marie, and Kim Fortun. 2010. “Food Security and Seasonal Climate Information: Kenyan Challenges.” Sustainability Science 5 (1): 99–114.

Abstract: "This article examines challenges to food security in areas especially vulnerable to the effects of climate variability and change, and the potential contribution of seasonal climate forecasting. Drawing on long-term study of the way environmental information is developed and circulates,...Read more

Notes on Talk by Mshai Mwangola at ASAA 2017

African intellectuals or Africans who have invested in Africa Your work is historically situated You are part of a generation of scholars. You fit in a historical trajectory If we collectively are one chain in the link. How do we ensure that we are not the weak link in the chain? How will history...Read more
Final Report: Uchaguzi Kenya 2013

AO: This project related to our broader work looking at the use of ICTs as part of Kenyan elections (e.g. Umati). Our close relationship with Ushahidi and their election-specific project, Uchaguzi made it easier for us to gain access to many of the various process meetings, and interview the...Read more

2016. Shrum et al. "Has the Internet Reduced Friendship? Scientific Relationships in Ghana, Kenya, and India, 1994-2010"

" Has the Internet changed the pattern of social relations? More specifically, have social relations undergone any systematic change during the recent widespread diffusion of new communications technology? This question is addressed using a unique longitudinal survey that bookends the entire period...Read more
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