The main output from this project is a handbook on developing and supporting women's ICT-based enterprise, which can be found by clicking here.
Guidance materials in Spanish (with a particular emphasis on Central America) can be found by clicking here.
Localised handbook in English, Luo and Luganda (with a particular emphasis on Uganda) can be found by clicking here.
Localised handbook in Bengali can be found by clicking here. [1 MB]
Localised handbook for Karnataka in English can be found by clicking here. [0.5MB]
Localised handbook in Hindi can be found by clicking here. [32MB]
Localised handbook in Kannada can be found by clicking here. [2MB]
Localised handbook in Tamil can be found by clicking here. [65 MB]
Localised handbook in Bahasa Indonesia can be found by clicking here. [5 MB]
Discussion documents on different ways to research women's ICT-based enterprise for development (direct links to Word documents):
Review document on good practice and sample instruments for researching women's ICT-based enterprise for development (direct link to Word document):
Online case studies:
Analysis paper on the "IT social outsourcing" model underpinning some women's ICT-based enterprise initiatives:
Report of international workshop on "Developing Women's ICT-Based Enterprises":
Report and presentations from Manchester workshop on "Gender, ICTs and Development":
Videos of relevance to women's ICT-based enterprises can be found by clicking here.
Handbooks on Effective Use of eCommerce in Micro/Small Enterprises (Separate handbooks provide guidance for enterprises and for support agencies).
Handbook on ICTs and Small Enterprise for Enterprise Support Agency Staff: practical guide for staff from agencies, donors and governments with a detailed understanding of the role of ICTs in small enterprise, and guidance on agency strategy for helping small enterprises with ICTs (link to page with versions in English, French and Spanish)
Handbook on ICTs and Small Enterprise for Entrepreneurs: practical guide for entrepreneurs that provides an overview of ICTs; a set of case studies; a guide to action for particular businesses; and a set of advice sheets on various aspects of using ICTs effectively in small enterprise (link to page with versions in English, French, Spanish and Arabic)
The "Women's ICT-Based Enterprise for Development" project is coordinated by the University of Manchester's Institute for Development Policy and Management. The project is funded by the UK Department for International Development's Knowledge and Research programme.
http://www.womenictenterprise.org/publications.htm November 2007