Welcome to the 6th International Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Development (M4D 2018). This conference series welcomes researchers, practitioners and all those with interest in the use, evaluation, and theorizing of mobile communication technologies for development. M4D conferences combine two days of plenary parallel paper sessions, panel sessions, short presentations, posters and workshops. M4D2018 will in addition, include pre-conference workshops for practitioners, PhD and masters students and entrepreneurs, as well as start-ups interested in show casing their work.
This conference provides a forum for M4D enthusiasts to network, innovate, and share experiences of working with mobile technologies in development contexts. The inaugural conference was held in Karlstad, Sweden in 2008. The 2nd conference was in Kampala, Uganda in 2010;.the 3rd Conference was in New Delhi, India in 2012; the 4th conference was in Dakar Senegal in 2014 and the 5th Conference was held in Maputo, Mozambique in 2016. This year, we welcome you to Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda for M4D2018!