Supporting entrepreneurship with digital services in emerging economies

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This research project focuses on the ways the micro-entrepreneurs in the emerging economies can utilise the digital services in sustaining their livelihood. The project has instruments to bring digital services to new users via transportable solar power and mobile networks. The research uses the sustainable livelihoods approach in its analysis and dierent qualitative methods to reach its goals.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2nd African Conference for Human Computer Interaction
Subtitle of host publicationThriving Communities, AfriCHI 2018
EditorsIzak van Zyl, Dharm Singh Jat, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Naska Goagoses, Rita Orji, Elefelious G. Belay, Anicia Peters
Publication statusPublished - 3 Dec 2018
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventAfrican Conference for Human Computer Interaction - Safari Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia
Duration: 3 Dec 20187 Dec 2018
Conference number: 2


ConferenceAfrican Conference for Human Computer Interaction
Abbreviated titleAfriCHI
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    Research areas

  • Digital services, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sustainable livelihoods approach

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