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History of Dadamac Foundation in 100 words

Early 2000s: John Dada of Fantsuam Foundation  (FF) and Pamela McLean (then of Oke-Ogun Community Development Agenda 2000+ ) started helping each other (hence the name “Dadamac”).

Late 2000s: Nikki Fishman joined Pamela in London, helping FF and incidentally creating the role “information agent”.

2009:  UK registered charity CAWD renamed Dadamac Foundation (no fundraiser or donors)

Less top-down, more inclusive ICTD research in practice #aarhus2015 #reframingICTD

Is research in ICTD (Information and Communication Technologies and Development) too much about researchers doing research to impress other researchers, and too little about finding out anything useful?  That question was at the heart of the workshop "Researching for Change in a Globalising Asymmetric World" held yesterday as part of the  Critical Alternatives Conference.

Dadamac matters - building a system that brings things together - UK-Africa

Dadamac matters because we aren't just helping individual people and projects, we're building a system that addresses much wider issues, and pulls things together. We're concerned with long-term issues around international development, UK-Africa connections, how we communicate effectively with each other, and how we collaborate to build a better world.