Simon Woodside wrote: > I would say rather that the different technologies that are available > are so different and so randomly effective it's impossible to say that > either low-bandwidth or high-bandwidth is better.
Maybe it is because we are thinking upside down? We should not first look at the technology, but the needs (not in technology, the "social" needs), then identify how ICT can help address them, then build "meaningful ICT use" strategies and implement them with what ever technology is available to answer that question. I believe all projects should be started like this from the needs, and build a sustainable capacity to manage ICT integration/appropriation. Whatever technology is used or available. And IMHO yes, every project, ICT4D project, is somehow unique, not necessarily scalable, as ICT is just one element in the complex "development process" equation. yacine ------------ This DOT-COM Discussion is funded by the dot-ORG USAID Cooperative Agreement, and hosted by GKD. http://www.dot-com-alliance.org provides more information. To post a message, send it to: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To subscribe or unsubscribe, send a message to: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>. In the 1st line of the message type: subscribe gkd OR type: unsubscribe gkd For the GKD database, with past messages: http://www.GKDknowledge.org