Cell phones and the truth about “disruptive development”

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A reality check on how we do development, with this writer focused on the explosion of cell phone aid & dev projects as one example of what he sees as a flawed approach. Source: Ssireview The West shouldn’t create solutions to problems we don’t understand using fashionable mobile technologies. Ten years ago, I was preparing … Continue reading →

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Cell phones and the truth about “disruptive development”