Kafui Prebbie X10

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Kafui Prebbie X10

  1. 1. OVI Methodology: An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Development WORK
  2. 2. <ul><li>Field Agent Research and Training Centers for technology to serve the human community </li></ul><ul><li>A combination of mobile, wireless and accessible technologies for human services </li></ul><ul><li>A network of open, appropriate and cost effective technologies </li></ul><ul><li>To replicate best practices in the promotion of ICTs for sustainable development practices </li></ul><ul><li>An online community- Open Digital Villages Network that serve as a Virtual InfoDesk </li></ul>Open Digital Villages www.opendigitalvillage.net WORK
  3. 3. The oneVillage Initiative <ul><li>Human-Capacity Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source Inspired And Echoed </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Development Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Community Revitalization Opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>ICT Facilitated Eco Living Practices </li></ul><ul><li>A Process </li></ul><ul><li>Trust Building </li></ul>WORK
  4. 4. CONTEXT
  5. 5. Why? Protectionist Attitude <ul><li>Assets preservations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Issues of land and wealth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cultural lineage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kingship and enstoolment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digital Knowledge Transfers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Means of knowledge transmission in the 21 st Century </li></ul></ul>CONTEXT
  6. 6. International Volunteer Project in Ghana, West Africa National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan 非洲迦納國際志工計畫書 Documentary for Kakum Rainforest, Jukwa Rural Farming and Open Digital Village in Ghana 非洲 ICT 基礎建設及雨林保護全紀錄 http://www.flickr.com/photos/1village/2912622697/in/set-72157604867081822/ Why? Natural Hospitality NTHU Students Flickr Photo Blog http://www.flickr.com/photos/1village/sets/72157604867081822/ Jukwa Farmers Oil Palm Photo Blog http://www.flickr.com/photos/1village/sets/72157607443431961/ CONTEXT
  7. 7. How? OVF EcoTourism Program Students of National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan CONTEXT
  8. 8. <ul><li>Conducting the demand side studies </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying and selecting the initial entry characters </li></ul><ul><li>Funding of Initiatives are based on grants and often difficult to sustain </li></ul><ul><li>Initial entry into the community requires intense energy and close to perfect design strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting the demands of the social enterprises models </li></ul>CHALLENGES
  9. 9. Keep me! Sustain me! Don’t let me die! CHALLENGES Most appropriate selection and distribution mechanisms
  10. 10. <ul><ul><li>Kafui A. Prebbie </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Country Director, oneVillage Foundation, Ghana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.onevillagefoundation,org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] | kafui@kafui.com </li></ul></ul>

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