Project meeting with Botswana partners at University of Botswana

Botswana is the major fieldsite in the Mediafrica project and University of BotswanaDepartment of Sociology an important partner. On tuesday oct 27th, PI Prof Jo Helle-Valle, Oslo University College and Ardis Storm-Mathisen from University of Oslo, met with Head of Sociology Department, Professor Monageng Mogalagwe and Gabriel Faimau,  to discuss and prepare for the ICT-use survey to be conducted in Gaborone households before Christmas.

At the meeting we also discussed findings in prior relevant surveys on ICT and households such as the Botswana household ownership and acces to information & communication technology 2001-2008 and the 2011 ICT Statistics report from Statistics Botswana and Understanding what is happening in ICT in Botswana report (2013) from Research ICT Africa and how best to grasp developments that have taken place since these investigations.