Category Archives: CMI: Materials

Neighborhood Networks in Kenya

This blog includes posts related to building neighborhood networks in Kenya. There are also observations on use of mobile tech and social media by illiterate citizens. One of the blog authors (Simon Kokoyo) will talk at Pixelache’s “Map me if … Continue reading

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Uniting Communities Through Media in Somalia

Check out this story for a concrete example: Mokhtar studies at East Africa University in Bosaso, Somalia with a focus on community development while also serving as Deputy Director at Somali Development Trust (SDT), an IREX partner for the Uniting Communities to Mitigate … Continue reading

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Media, Conflict and Peacebuilding – some interesting resources

The US Institute of Peace / Center of Innovation focuses on harnessing the power of the media for peacebuilding, and on developing new strategies for countering the abuse of media during conflict. Media have been both targets and weapons in violent … Continue reading

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Information day slides, next meetings and some links

There is still a chance to join the study project! If you are interested get in touch with Teemu. Meanwhile here some documentation as during the meeting on Friday February 11th we went through some practicalities of the course and … Continue reading

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