Deh, P

Promoting information-sharing in Ghana using video blogging

The author describes the use of video blogging by the Ghana Information Network for Knowledge Sharing (GINKS). Similar to a blog, a video blog û or vlog for short û contains short segments of video content. Usually in the form of interviews, these vlogs help members to share information about work and experiences. The author also considers the potentials of vlogging for advocacy puposes, as well as the challenges inherent in using Web 2.0 tools in countries such as Ghana, where Internet access in still mostly limited to urban areas.