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Guidance Handbook

 

Universal:

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.

 

Central America:

Guidance materials in Spanish (with a particular emphasis on Central America) can be found by clicking here.

 

East Africa:

Localised handbook in English, Luo and Luganda (with a particular emphasis on Uganda) can be found by clicking here.

 

India:

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]

 

South-East Asia:

Localised handbook in Bahasa Indonesia can be found by clicking here. [5 MB]

 

 

Other Project Publications to Date

 

Discussion documents on different ways to research women's ICT-based enterprise for development (direct links to Word documents):

  1. Researching ICT-Based Enterprise for Women in Developing Countries: An Enterprise Perspective
  2. Researching ICT-Based Enterprise for Women in Developing Countries: A Gender Perspective
  3. Researching ICT-Based Enterprise for Women in Developing Countries: A Livelihoods Perspective

 

Review document on good practice and sample instruments for researching women's ICT-based enterprise for development (direct link to Word document):

1.      Researching Women's ICT-Based Enterprise for Development: Methods, Tools and Lessons from Fieldwork

 

Online case studies:

1.      Cases of Women's IT Sector Enterprises

 

Analysis paper on the "IT social outsourcing" model underpinning some women's ICT-based enterprise initiatives:

1.      IT Social Outsourcing as a Development Tool

 

Report of international workshop on "Developing Women's ICT-Based Enterprises":

1.      International Workshop Report

 

Report and presentations from Manchester workshop on "Gender, ICTs and Development":

1.      Manchester Workshop Report

 

 

Audio-Visual Materials

 

Videos of relevance to women's ICT-based enterprises can be found by clicking here.

 

 

Publications of Related Interest

 

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.

 

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