3.3.4. Self-evaluation

This section will help verify whether the ICT development policies and programmes in remote communities encourage technological adoption by indigenous communities. The inclusion of these practices will ensure that the technology chosen is adequate for the characteristics and needs of the community, as well as for the project´s technological sustainability in the long term.

 

 

Practices that encourage community adoption of technology
Yes
No
The national connectivity programmes for remote areas allow the choice of technology in accordance with the characteristics of the community
 
 
The specific traits of the community are taken into consideration during the implementation of the project.
 
 
In the selection of the technology to be used, the development priorities of the community and the country are taken into account
 
 
Parameters are in place to verify that these local and national priorities have been taken into account and monitored through e-applications
 
 
In the selection of the technology, the needs and capacities of the users are taken into account
 
 
Parameters are in place to verify that these needs and capacities have been taken into account with respect to the infrastructure and applications
 
 
In the selection of the technology, the physical context and market in which it is to be applied/used are taken into account
 
 
Parameters are in place to verify that these needs and capacities have been taken into account
 
 
Incentives are in place that stimulate research in technology for communication in rural or remote areas
 
 
In general, the individual traits of the community and are taken into account, and participation is assured in the definition and selection of the technology to be used.