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Aspects of Activspaces model that their members appreciate most

iHub By Hilda Moraa / January 21, 2013

ICT Hubs study: The impact of ActivSpaces model (in Cameroon) on its entrepreneurs


    Author: Hilda Moraa, iHub Research ( ABSTRACT This research is aimed at understanding the impact of the ActivSpaces model on its entrepreneurs. An ICT hub is a space where tech-entrepreneurs converge to network, learn from each other, design and program in order to conceptualize their mental creations. The

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iHub By Rachel Gichinga / January 11, 2013

Uchaguzi Kenya Community Meetup | Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 | 5 – 8 pm | iHub


                      Join us for our Uchaguzi Kenya Community Meetup. We’ll discuss Ushahidi’s plans for the Kenya 2013 elections, share iHub Research’s Umati findings, demo the Uchaguzi platform and invite you join local community teams to to get involved. Date: Wednesday,

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iHub Research By Rhoda / January 11, 2013

Open Data Call to Journalists | The Response


In our previous Open Data: Call to Journalists blog post, we introduced the concept of data journalism. In particular, we emphasized the need for journalists to acquire this skill for the double pronged purpose of using data to give credibility to the stories that they tell and use data analysis

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / January 7, 2013

Final report released on how base of the pyramid (BoP) Kenyans use mobile phones


iHub Research, Research Solutions Africa, and infoDev have released the final report looking at how Kenyans living on less than $2.50 a day are using mobile phones. The Kenya case study is part of a large, multi-country research commissioned by infoDev about the use of mobile phones at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP),

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Farmer Ploughing Dry Soil with Oxen

iHub By Rachel Gichinga / January 7, 2013

Research to Impact Hackathon: Agriculture & Nutrition | January 22 – 25 2013 | iHub


  Linking information and data, and taking it to where it is needed Every year institutions, researchers and practitioners generate thousands of datasets, reports and articles about development issues. Yet, much of this knowledge remains underused , locked away in silos. The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), and Research for

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