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 Q&A

After lunch was an hour of Q&A where participants brought questions and concerns from their countries to the panelists. Rohan, Alison and Helani shared examples of work they’ve already done through LIRNEasia¬†and Research ICT Africa. Alison led the second half of the session with an introduction on how to take research 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