Drawing on published material, gray literature, and personal research, this article explores the implications of growth in mobile phone usage across Africa for patterns of physical mobility, organization of transport services, and the potential for improved transport planning.
This project will examine a number of questions regarding factors to support effective teaching in poor, rural communities in Honduras. The research will also provide a unique opportunity to develop improved measures of educational quality and adolescent girls' empowerment.
The age structure of the population in developing countries implies that more than half the population is aged less than 24. How these young people can be given access to an education which enables them to find jobs is an important policy issue.
This project explores how the rapid expansion of mobile phone usage is impacting on young lives and examines how policy makers can support the positive aspects of change. Mixed-method, participatory, child-centred studies will be conducted across Ghana, Malawi and South Africa.