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IDS Bulletin Vol. 42 Nos. 5

Reimagining Participation: Opportunities and Challenges of the Open Source Model of Collaboration for Development Thinking and Practice

Published on 1 September 2011

Science and technology have a controversial record in alleviating poverty, especially in the context of developing countries.

The technology push model – the idea that technological solutions can be transferred without problems across different contexts – has received much criticism within the development community. However, the latest wave of innovations, especially in the area of information and communication technologies (ICTs), seems to mark a sharp break with the past, promising increased access to information and opportunities for South-led innovations.

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This article comes from the IDS Bulletin 42.5 (2011) Reimagining Participation: Opportunities and Challenges of the Open Source Model of Collaboration for Development Thinking and Practice

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Berdou, E. (2011) Reimagining Participation: Opportunities and Challenges of the Open Source Model of Collaboration for Development Thinking and Practice. IDS Bulletin 42(5): 104-108

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Evangelia Berdou

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Institute of Development Studies
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Berdou, Evangelia
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10.1111/j.1759-5436.2011.00260.x

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