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Deepening Participation and Improving Aid Effectiveness through Media and ICTs

A Practical Manual Translating Lessons Learned into Daily Practice


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Resource type:Lessons papers
Keywords:Accountability and Participation, Communications, media & information, Evaluation-related, Innovation
Agency:Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
Author(s):Kalas, P. and Spurk, C.
Date published:2011

This operational manual, conceptualized as a SDC working paper, summarizes lessons learnt from existing studies, evaluations, and literature on ICTs for  Development and identifies current deficiencies in the field. It draws practical conclusions for the work of SDC operational units and
its partners, and makes suggestions on how ICTs and media should be used, both in classical development programs (health, rural development and climate change) and for enhancing governance and accountability.

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