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Information and communications technology for conflict prevention

Nature Human Behaviourvolume 3pages310311 (2019) | Download Citation

Communications technology, such as messaging services and social media, can be used to prevent the dissemination of independent information, and misinformation can be used to spread hatred and incite violence. However, argues John Green Otunga, it is possible to harness the power of information and communications technology to help prevent conflict.

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  1. Program Co-ordinator, The UnaHakika Project and The Sentinel Project in Kenya, Tana River County, Kenya

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