Mobile phones, mobility and transport in Africa: Report on ASAUK 2014

Abstract

Two panel sessions exploring the growing linkages between travel/transport organisation and mobile phones in Africa were held at the African Studies Association biennial conference at Sussex University in September 2014, organised and chaired by Gina Porter [Durham University] and sponsored by the DFID-funded Africa Community Access Programme.Six papers were presented, all exploring the emerging linkages between mobile phones, transport and mobility in Africa, but in diverse contexts: maternal health, trading, older people’s lives, youth, and improving road safety. This report presents those Paper's Abstracts, along with the presentation supports used during the conference.

Citation

Porter, G. Mobile phones, mobility and transport in Africa: Report on ASAUK 2014. (2014) 14 pp.

Mobile phones, mobility and transport in Africa: Report on ASAUK 2014

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