Participatory Action Research & Inclusive Information and Knowledge Management for Empowerment

A ‘Note’ from ICTD ‘13 Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Information and Communications Technologies and Development: Notes – Volume 2 Pages 163-166
ACM New York, NY, USA ©2013 “Participatory Action Research & Inclusive Information and  Knowledge Management for Empowerment”

This Note discusses current and prospective research into understandings of Participatory Action Research (PAR) and its relationship to the development of inclusive and pluralistic forms of Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) in ICT4D/ICTD contexts through the Oxfam Australia-Monash University Partnership. It is intended that an innovative demonstration project to trial new ways of implementing  PAR & pluralistic  IKM will be  then be  undertaken with international development NGOs with an aim to more widespread adoption of these techniques.

Ictd-Cape Town 2013

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