A crash course in changing the world.
In the next season EVOKE should try to focus on "first-world" problems. Like the emmision of CO2 or the exhaustion of natural raw materials. I think it will intrigue many people especially college students and high educated people. After i became acquainted with Ushahidi, i believe it's a good idea for evoke to programm an "App" for the community, where the "Agents" can stay in contact and talk about the actual objectives for example.
Posted on July 1, 2012 at 4:00pm
My choise is "Managing Panic in a Pandemic". I think this is very important, because people can overreact in hard and unusal situations. The most important point for me in this article is "Calming". The people need to calm down to make the right decisions. There must be someone who guides the people, so that they know what to do and where to go to.
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Posted on June 25, 2012 at 10:41am
I choosed a case of a "Natural Resource Management Program" in Pohnpei, but there are many cases that i could choose otherwise, because nearly all studies attend with this subject. What you learn from them is that it is hard to start such programms, butis worth the trouble.
Posted on June 18, 2012 at 3:30pm
Imagine there is a case of a scandal of bad meat in supermarkets and restaurants.
Now it is important to know where this meat was sold and where you can still buy it. These are two very important information for the people which probably ate it and get sick of it. Ushahidi could help to spot the areas in which people get sick, where they bought there meat and where you have to go to get help. Because Ushahidi is useable on mobile platforms you can always check the newest informations…
Posted on June 11, 2012 at 1:52pm