This collaborative research project which runs from 2005-2009, involves four universities in East Africa, and concerns the development and implementation of a research project investigating the link between ICTs and poverty reduction in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The project is funded by the IDRC. (See also NURRU for an account of the project and details of project partners).
Hot off the press: An e-book, ICT pathways to poverty reduction: Empirical evidence from East and Southern Africa, edited by Edith Ofwona Adera, Timothy M. Waema, Julian May, Ophelia Mascarenhas, and Kathleen Diga has been launched. Read an article: 'Fifty percent of Tanzania's population using mobile phone'. ICTD 4 D blog comments on Professor May's paper at ICTD 2010.