Internews Center for Innovation & Learning

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Conflict Management

Ensuring quality, reliable information across platforms to inform communities and diffuse conflict.

Bluetooth is the Facebook of Central African Republic

It has been 2 years since I have been in Bangui. It is exactly how I remembered it: dusty, noisy, chaotic and fascinating.  On the way from the airport to the home/office I am surprised by how the recent events seem not to have changed the look of this city. Sylvain, our country director, reads my mind “Today is a good day, it looks like it is quite. But not all days are like this”.


Design thinking draws on methods from fields like engineering and design, and combines them with the arts, the social sciences, and the business world and therefore leading to creation of prototypes.

Exploring Citizen Journalism for Rural Indonesia

To help improve the flow of information among marginalized communities of West Kalimantan Indonesia, where large palm oil companies wield tremendous power, the Internews Center for Innovation and Learning initiated a three-month pilot project in September 2011 that combined the power of mobile phone technologies with citizen journalism.


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.


The Mobile2Radio project: creating reliable, predictable and sustainable information system in CAR

The "Mobile2Radio" Internews project aims at creating a reliable, predictable and sustainable system that will allow local media to gather, in real time, first-hand information from affected populations to channel it to the humanitarian community using new technologies while establishing a complimentary two-way communication flow with communities affected by conflict and violence.

Tile Mill

Tile Mill is an open-source application that enables to create interactive maps. Tile Mill is produced by Development Seed who are known for their "beautiful maps". Using a CSV and other file formats as a source of data, Tile Mill enables to generate pop-up information when the user hovers over map locations.


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