Session 3: ICTs to improve rural livelihoods

Moderator: Olivier Nana Nzepa | Discussant: Alison Gillwald Enhancing affordability of roof-top solar using communications Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Prabhjot Kaur slides | paper | policy-brief Negotiating Access to Information: the Case of Sri Lankan Cucurbit Farmers Chiranthi Rajapakse,Piyumi Gamage, Andy Dearden, Melissa Densmore, Marion Walton [presented by Helani Galpaya] slides | paper | Read more

CPRsouth2017 Young Scholar Tutorials Day 1 Session 2

Session two focused on issues that arise in the context of communications policy research. Helani Galpaya shared experiences from LIRNEasia research that highlighted problematics related to studying “Internet”. Specifics on how the Internet is structured, how it is facilitated, and the business models that bring us the world wide web, create Read more

Best Paper and Runner Up of CPRsouth3

Dimuthu Ratnadiwakara a researcher at LIRNEasia won the Best Paper competition and Cheryll Soriano a PhD candidate at the National University of Singapore (NUS) was placed Runner Up at the CPRsouth3 Conference in Beijing, China.

Dimuthu’s paper focused on the Reduction of Transaction costs in Agriculture while Cheryll paper looked at the use of web portals by NGOs in the Philippines.

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