Internews Center for Innovation & Learning

Internews Center for Innovation & Learning
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Keeping up with the ever-changing technology can be a full time job. ICIL makes the job a little easier by providing an index of tools that are helpful to the field of media development. You can search our selection of tools by selecting tool themes, topic areas, searching key words, or just browsing through.

  • Mesh Network

    Mesh networking is a type of networking where each node must not only capture and disseminate its own data, but also serve as a relay for other nodes, that is, it must collaborate to propagate the data in the network.

  • mFarm

    MFarm works as a transparency tool for agricultural prices and markets. The system is based on 5 main modules--Price Inquiry, Buying together, Selling together, Web CRM and Mapping farmers. mFarm is an SMS-based information service where farmers text the number 3535 to get information pertaining to the retail price of their products, buying their farm inputs directly from manufacturers at favorable prices, and finding buyers for their produce.

  • Monitter

    Monitter is great for tracking conversation online. When it's a Facebook campaign or a twitter project, it gets easy to monito online activities and coordinate a quick response to them. 

  • Moodle

    From the website: Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a Free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.


  • mSurvey

    mSurvey complements existing paper-based survey methods by allowing cost effective, large-scale, and quantitative surveys to be conducted. mSurvey digs deeper for data by accessing conditions in urban and rural areas in developing regions using mobile technologies tailored for the demographic.