Information Technologies & International Development

Information Technologies & International Development is an interdisciplinary open-access journal that focuses on the intersection of information and communication technologies (ICTs) with the "other four billion" – the share of the world population whose countries are not yet widely connected to the Internet nor widely considered in the design of new information technologies.



Call for Papers for a Special Issue Honoring Gary Marsden


Call for papers for a special issue honoring the life and work of Gary Marsden ...

ITID is now inviting submissions for a Gedenkschrift memorial issue honoring the life and work of Gary Marsden. Gary Marsden was a full professor of computer science at the University of Cape Town where he directed the ICT4D research center. He passed away suddenly in December of 2013, shortly after chairing a very successful ICTD conference in Cape Town. Gary was a passionate scholar of international acclaim and a dear friend to the ITID community. He is already deeply missed.

Submissions due September 20, 2014.

Posted: 2014-04-24 More...

ITID Welcomes Associate Editor Bill Tucker

ITID warmly welcomes a new Associate Editor: William D. Tucker. Bill is an associate professor of Computer Science at the University of Western Cape in South Africa and founder and director of the Bridging Application and Network Gaps (BANG) research group that conducts applied research into information and communication technology for development. His research engages with, among other groups, the deaf community in Cape Town using mobile sign-language video, and rural areas in the Eastern Cape through wireless mesh networks that provide telephony and Internet. He brings an interdisciplinary background with him with degrees in sociology, business administration, and computer science. We are delighted to have Bill join the editorial team!  
Posted: 2014-03-28 More...
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Vol 10, Issue 1 Spring 2014

Table of Contents

From the Editors

From the Editors PDF
François Bar, Kentaro Toyama, Arlene Luck p. iii-iv


Remembering Gary Marsden PDF
Shikoh Gitau pp. 1-2

Research Article

“A Country in Order”: Technopolitics, Nation Building, and the Development of ICT in Ethiopia PDF
Iginio Gagliardone pp. 3-19


ICTs in Support of Grassroots Innovation PDF
Nitin Maurya, Vipin Kumar, Ramesh Patel, Hiranmay Mahanta, Anil Gupta pp. 21-25

Book Reviews

Twinning History and Anthropology to Talk About the Everyday Phone in India PDF
Nimmi Rangaswamy pp. 27-29
Immobile Mobility: Young Migrant Women in Contemporary China PDF
Siyuan Yin pp. 31-33


Contributors PDF
p. 35

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