Gossa and Myrthe in Ghana – part 1


Gossa and Myrthe, students from VU University Amsterdam are currently in Northern Ghana,  doing fieldwork for the  interdisciplinary ICT4D research project “Knowledge Sharing for the Rural Poor. For this project they received a grant from the Network Institute, and are supported by W4RA (including VU’s Web and Media. The University for Development Studies  Ghana – one of the partners of W4RA – is kindly offering hospitality and assisting the students in their field research.

Thursday, february Map of Ghana (wikipedia.org)26th, we visited the University of Development Studies in Tamale. ICT researcher Francis Dittoh brought us there and we met up with some other ICT researchers, whom we would later interview on their work in ICT4D. They seemed to be aware of the development issues the local farmers are struggling with, but they are not actively working in this field. Two of the ICT…

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