People’s Voices


The aim of the project is to explore which kind of cross-media services can be developed in order to promote novel ways of citizen participation in local governance activities. In particular, co-design interactive techniques (involving different stakeholders) are used to identify the needs for the design of such services. The project bring researchers and students from Linnaeus (Sweden) and Makerere (Uganda) University together with different actors from the Women of Uganda Network in order to:

  1. Empower local people and communities to monitor district service delivery through a combination of different ICT-based tools and traditional media, as well as
  2. Identify and describe a number of cross media services that can be used promote citizens┬┤ participation in political decisions and civic activities.