This publication explores issues of gender in ICT4D project and is based on case study research conducted among Connect4Change projects in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. The publication pulls together insights and learning around the effects of ICT uptake and use on women’s empowerment and gender relations in agricultural value chain development, maternal and child health, and hospital management information systems projects, and includes the 3 case studies as separate and stand alone documents for more information.
iHub Research, as part of the ICT4Democracy East Africa network undertook a study in 2014 to assess how ICT tools are being used, for and in various aspects of governance in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. This study, with an aim to bridge the research and insights gap on ICT use in East Africa, sought to answer the following:
- Which ICT tools are used in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania addressing these four aspects of governance,
- Access to information
- Service delivery
- Tracking corruption
- Citizen participation
- In which ways are ICT tools used in the above four areas?
- What successes and challenges exist in the use of these tools?