DigiCAP: towards digitalization for empowerment and capacity building of handcraft developments in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Abstract

This work presents a digital toolkit, which brings together multidisciplinary expertise in manufacturing, human factors and female entrepreneurship, to develop new methods to capture, predict and enable capacity building by digitalising local craft knowledge in Sub-Saharan Africa. The overall goal of DigiCAP is to produce a toolkit, derived from new fundamental capability engineering research that will enable women craft to increase productivity, support Digital skills adoption and de-risk the implementation of future digital skills through the consideration of human requirements and capabilities.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-184
Number of pages6
JournalProcedia CIRP
Volume88
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jun 2020

Keywords

  • digitalization
  • manufacturing
  • human factors

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