iHub Research

Final Report: ICTs and Governance in East Africa

AO:  This landscape analysis, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) via the ICT4Democracy East Africa Network covered three countries in East Africa. The study was one of several projects run under the broader thematic area of ICTs and Governance.Read more

Google Market Research: "Understanding barriers to mobile Internet adoption in Kenya and Ghana"

AO: This project is an example of the type of market research work we conducted with technology companies such as Google, Philips, and IBM. Given our position "on the ground" in Nairobi, we had a strategic advantage over any Silicon Valley-based research companies who had their own learning...Read more

iHub Research July 2014 Update to Advisors

AO: This brief update I wrote for the iHub board members in coordination with the rest of the iHub Research project managers gives a quick snapshot of the projects we were working on in mid-2014.Read more

Blog post: "3Vs Crowdsourcing Framework for Elections launched"

AO: This blog post includes links to all outputs.Read more

Wachira Ndaiga on iHub Research training

What do you think was unique about the type of work that iHub Research conducted?

... More personally, as a recently graduated Engineering student who had studied abroad (Malaysia), iHub Research presented an opportunity to develop...Read more

Media Reception: Voice of America reports on Base of the Pyramid Findings

AO: This media interview with Voice of America is one of the better examples of nuanced reporting on our Base of the Pyramid research in 2013. I am including it in the exhibit because it illustrates one important part of the work we did at iHub Research - public outreach and sharing - and also a...Read more

Open to diverse backgrounds

What do you think was unique about the type of work that iHub Research conducted?

It wasn't as supervised as most academic institutions. Also as it was an open research space, we had people with diverse and unique skill sets just walk in and start working...Read more

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