Grassroots Innovation for the Information Society

Chapter
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM)

Abstract

Some of the most promising uses of ICT for development are to empower poor communities through assess to local and global knowledge, building local capacity and partnerships, and enabling broad participation, grassroots innovation, social learning, and social accountability. I call ICT applications that are targeted for poor communities and poverty reduction, e-society, or e-transformation at the grassroots and among poor communities.

Keywords

Poverty Reduction Poor Community Local Content National Innovation System Innovation Fund 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MarylandBethesdaUSA

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