Francis Dittoh

University for Development Studies, Ghana


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Francis Dittoh is researcher at the University for Development Studies (UDS) in Tamale, Ghana and guest lecturer and PhD researcher at VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His research in the interdisciplinary field of ICT for Development centers around the design and deployment of context-aware, community-centered information systems for people in low-resource environments. He is involved in the establishment of a new Computer Science department and in the design of a new software engineering curriculum at the University for Development Studies in Ghana. He is a member of the interdisciplinary research program W4RA – the Web alliance for Regreening in Africa. As an ICT professional he is founder and director of the Ghanaian tech firm Faith IT Consult and an ICT Associate of United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).