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Anna Bon is a researcher in Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Maastricht University. She is currently, from an interdisciplinary perspective, studying the local value networks for cereal seeds in West Africa, to understand how innovative context-aware technologies can be developed/co-created to support the local value chain and improve food security, serving especially the poorest farmers in Africa's drylands. Other projects of Anna Bon are: The Amsterdam Digital Divide, ICT4D Community Service Learning in rural Sarawak, Malaysia; Sustainability and Ethics in Digital Development; AI for Sustainable Development in rural Africa. Anna Bon is a Senior Editor of the Electronic Journal for Information Systems in Developing Countries and a member of the interdisciplinary research program W4RA (Web alliance for Regreening in Africa). Anna supports the Vienna Manifesto on Digital Humanism.

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Academic qualification

ICT for Development, PhD, Intervention or Collaboration? Redesigning Information and Communication Technologies for Development, Maastricht University

Award Date: 15 Dec 2020


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