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The Ins and Outs of Participation in a Weather Information System

Abstract : In this paper our aim is to show even though access to technology, information or data holds the potential for improved participation, participation is wired into a larger network of actors, artefacts and information practices. We draw on a case study of a weather information system developed and implemented by a non-profit organisation to both describe the configuration of participation, but also critically assess inclusion and exclusion. We present a set of four questions - a basic, practical toolkit - by which we together with the organisation made sense of and evaluated participation in the system.
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Bidisha Chaudhuri, Linus Kendall. The Ins and Outs of Participation in a Weather Information System. 15th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries (ICT4D), May 2019, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. pp.3-14, ⟨10.1007/978-3-030-18400-1_1⟩. ⟨hal-02285249⟩

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