I just had a new post go up on the TechChange blog – I haven’t written for them in a while, so it feels good to be writing for them again!
Here’s a brief intro, and you can read the rest here:
“In recent years, mobile phones have drawn tremendous interest from the conflict management community. Given the successful, high profile uses of mobile phone-based violence prevention in Kenya in voting during 2010 and 2013, what can the global peacebuilding community learn from Kenya’s application of mobile technology to promote peace in other conflict areas around the world? What are the social and political factors that explain why mobile phones can have a positive effect on conflict prevention efforts in general?…”
Nancy Ngo, one of the TechChange staff members helped get it written, so a big thanks to her for getting it up!