The Siyakhula Living Lab : An important step forward for South Africa and Africa

  • Posted on: 16 January 2013
  • By: dwesaadmin

The declaration by Communications Minister, Dina Pule underpins the initiative called the Siyakhula Living Lab, launched in 2006 by Rhodes University and the University of Fort Hare in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for Development in a marginalised rural community in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.The 20 000 people who are part of this community live in what is known as ‘Dwesa’ in the Mbashe Municipality, close to the Wild Coast’s Dwesa-Cwebe Nature Reserve. ....

Click here to read more on the Siyakhula Living Lab stakeholder experiences in this recently published 64 page document, courtesy of the Department of Marketing and Communication at Rhodes University.