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Connecting the First Mile

By Surmaya Talyarkhan,David Grimshaw,Lucky Lowe
ISBN: 9781853396120
This paper summarizes the findings from a research project conducted by ITDG and Cranfield School of Management (Bedford, UK) into using ICTs (like the Internet or mobile telephony) to share information with people at grassroots level - "connecting the first mile".

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  • Synopsis
    This paper summarizes the findings from a research project conducted by ITDG and Cranfield School of Management (Bedford, UK) into using ICTs (like the Internet or mobile telephony) to share information with people at grassroots level - "connecting the first mile".
  • Table of Contents
    Acronyms

    Acknowledgments

    Executive Summary

    1 Connecting the first mile - the challenge of putting the last first

    2 Information and knowledge for development

    3 The role of ICTs in information sharing for development

    4 ICTs and the first mile

    5 Best practice in connecting the first mile

    6 Case Study: Rural-Urban Information Systems in Cajamarca, Peru

    7 Lessons for practitioners

    8 Conclusions

    Appendix 1: List of interviewees

    Appendix 2: Summary of cases reviewed

    Appendix 3: Suggestions for further reading

    References
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Surmaya Talyarkhan,David Grimshaw,Lucky Lowe
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 48
    Format Paperback / softback