On Fri, 16 Jul 1999 09:47:22 -0400 Don Richardson wrote:
>My number one project right now is a rural telecom business planning
>initiative designed to put together private sector funding for an
>extensive wireless rural telecom/telephone/communication shop initiative
>in rural areas of northern Ghana. This planning involves EXTENSIVE
You might be making extensive consultion about how to implement the
project, but how was the need for a communication shop, and the specific
areas of northern Ghana, identified in the first place?
It's all very well for the ICT fetishists (sp) to sell a concept to a
community through 'participatory research' (appropriate marketing), but how
often does a community take the initiative and say: "We want a
communication shop - help us do it"?
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