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kiwanja.net - where technology meets anthropology, conservation and development
Title: kiwanja.net - where technology meets anthropology, conservation and development
URL: http://www.kiwanja.net
Creator: Banks, Ken
Abstract: The author of the site, Ken Banks is the creator of FrontlineSMS, a mobile messaging application used by grassroots non-profit communities worldwide. Among others, the website offers a database which contains projects wordlwide using mobile phones for development project and the like. The site and its blog moreover offer a lot of articles and information connecting new technologies to anthropology, conservation and development. Ken Banks is computer scientist and later on studied at SOAS. Since the early 1990s he travelled a lot around different African countries. [editors ilissAfrica]
Table of contents: Blog Categories• Anthropology • Appropriate technology • Conservation • Development • Entrepreneurship • FrontlineSMS • FrontlineSMS Guest Posts • Fun • Mobile apps development >> Best practice • Musings • News • Personal • Social mobile long tail • Technology • Uncategorized • Video
Keywords: database; development project; ethnology / anthropology / ethnography; information and communication technology / ICT; infrastructure; new technology; non-governmental organisation / NGO; civil society
Countries: Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Information & Media » Communication & Information Technology;
Economy » Development Policy & Poverty;
Ethnology » Generalities
Resource type: Topical Websites;
Research Projekts and Research Databases
Language: English
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