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Reality check: Will cellphones really solve Africa's problems?

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada
Format:
Article
Publication Date:
2009
URL:
http://www.irdc.ca/en/ev-13108-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 172
Subject Term:
development, development communication, distribution, government policies, information issues, mobile communication systems, regulations, rural development, telecommunication, telephone communication, information technology, wireless, personal digital assistants (PDA)
Notes:
4 pages., Information technology researcher describes four challenges to having cheap and portable devices like mobile phones and PDAs offer real social and economic impact.