Technology meets conservation: Mobile phones as a tool for community empowerment



At WWF's Fuller Symposium, Ken Banks, founder of and FrontlineSMS, discusses developing tools for conservation technology to collect data and facilitate community conservation on the ground in Africa using simple mobile phones. WWF's Fuller Symposium convenes thought leaders in science, policy, business, conservation and development to tackle emerging issues facing our planet and advance science-based approaches to protect the future of nature. The 2013 Symposium explored how local and indigenous communities can empower themselves by managing their own natural resources—and in turn become a global force for conservation

Published by: World Wildlife Fund
Published at: ۶ years ago
Category: غیر انتفایی