Making Voices Heard: How Digital Technologies Help Hear from People in Remote Areas
01 Oct 2023
World Bank Group
, Bahar Salimova
, Hadil Ali Mohammed Al-Ashwal
Learn how GEMS is using geo-enabling technology to equalize voices and bring beneficiaries and citizens in hard-to-reach areas to the table.
In the digital age, technology transforms lives across various fields. Its impact on amplifying everyday voices often goes unnoticed. This shift is pivotal for nurturing social capital, identifying vulnerabilities, and fortifying national resilience. Even in remote regions like Nepal and conflict zones such as Mali, digital tools, including geo-enabled technology, bridge communication gaps. GEMS spearheads this transformation, democratizing dialogue with hard-to-reach populations. This brief blog discusses how the implementation of the World Bank's Geo-Enabling Initiative for Monitoring and Supervision (GEMS) empowers communities to amplify their voices with user-friendly digital solutions, from education initiatives to disaster response coordination, fostering resilience and an inclusive future.
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