This article was written by a master's-level student reflecting on his first year of research work in a developing-world project. Captured here is what he wished he had known before starting. We hope it serves to better prepare other students in the same situation. Â—Gary Marsden, Editor Research in ICT for Development (ICT4D) can be a very rewarding experience, but it is not without its challenges. During the course of my master's degree, I have witnessed many events of which I wish I'd had some foresight to better prepare me for the long, complex journey of an ICT4D project.…
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