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Information Communication Technologies in Development (ICTD) 2016

ICTD2016 features an exciting program with 26 Papers presented in plenary sessions, 36 Notes presented as posters, 32 interactive Open Sessions, and two incredible keynotes: Deepak Mishra is co-director of the World Bank’s 2016 World Development Report: Digital Dividends; and Tererai Trent is the Drexel University global health professor featured in “Half the Sky” who […]

Tackling Inequities in Global Scientific Power Structures

This is a condensed summary of an article written by the OCSDNet coordinators that appeared in the African Technopolitan earlier this year. The full version is available here. Global and local power structures systematically favour the knowledge of some privileged groups, while excluding or delegitimizing the realities of others. Many scientific research and development projects are extractive in nature, profiting […]

Reflections from #ICTD2015 (May 15 – 18th, 2015)

Reflections from #ICTD2015 (May 15 – 18th, 2015)   Earlier this month, members of the OCSDNet team attended the Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) (http://ictd2015.org/) in Singapore. We hosted an open panel session (video available here) to discuss with those present at ICTD 2015 how open approaches to science might […]