Mobile Technologies for Governance (mGovernance)


Mobile Technologies for Governance (mGovernance)

Mobile phones are increasingly being used for exchange, collection and dissemination of information. There are current examples and potential opportunities for using mobile phones for governance service delivery, increasing participation, holding governments accountable, and promoting transparency. This is a group to share and discuss lessons learned, best practices, current challenges, innovations, news, and other information about the use of mobile phone technologies in governance.

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Invitation for Knowledge sharing on mobile phone for water, sanitation, and hygiene applications

Started by Misha T. Hutchings Apr 29, 2012. 0 Replies

WASH SMS is an open-source communication and tracking mechanism that uses messages from mobile phones to develop crowd-sourced data in the form of maps and reports for use by communities, utilities,…Continue

Tags: water, sanitation, hygiene, mapping, phone

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Comment by Misha T. Hutchings on June 10, 2014 at 1:40am

I just shared information about an mGovernance application developed for the government of Kerala in India (see page at right, Innovation). It would be great if others could share any mobile governance applications they've come across.


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