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Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum

Published on: Dec 18 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
USAID and FHI 360 are proud to invite you to RSVP for the first Digital Development Forum on Monday, January 26, 2015 in Accra, Ghana. This one-day event will set...
Please RSVP Now: How to Be Data Driven – ICT4D Principle 5

Please RSVP Now: How to Be Data Driven – ICT4D Principle 5

Published on: Dec 10 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
On Tuesday, December 16th from 8:30am-12:30pm, Abt Associates will be hosting an interactive session on the fifth Principle for Digital Development, Be Data Driven....
Which Are More Useless: Hackathons or App Contests?

Which Are More Useless: Hackathons or App Contests?

Published on: Dec 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Not a week goes by without an invitation to participate in a hackathon, or the announcement of yet another app contest. Yet, what is the actual impact of either?...
Please RSVP Now: Mobiles for Development Forum Asia 2015

Please RSVP Now: Mobiles for Development Forum Asia 2015

Published on: Dec 01 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
More than 4 in 10 people in Asia own a mobile phone. If you are not already using mobiles in your programming as a development practitioner, you are missing substantial...
Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Apply Now for $5 Million in GSMA mWASH Grants

Published on: Nov 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Currently 10% of the world’s population does not have access to ‘improved’ water resources, nearly 20% are without access to energy, and almost 35% lack access...
4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

4 Challenges to Reaching 3.8 Billion Mobile Internet Users by 2020

Published on: Nov 24 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
According to new data released by GSMA Intelligence, 3.8 billion people or half of the world’s population will be using mobile devices to access the Internet...
Please RSVP Now for  Build for Sustainability: ICT4D Principle 4

Please RSVP Now for Build for Sustainability: ICT4D Principle 4

Published on: Nov 13 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The Greentree Consensus represents a concerted effort by donors to capture the most important lessons learned by the development community in the implementation...
Please RSVP Now for Fail Fest DC 2014

Please RSVP Now for Fail Fest DC 2014

Published on: Nov 07 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Failure. No one likes to admit they failed. Yet, failure is normal. We all fail. More importantly, we must fail! Failure is the only true mark of leadership, innovation,...
7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

Published on: Oct 31 2014 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Yesterday, we had the 85th Technology Salon in Washington, DC, this one focused on How Can ICTs Improve Our Ebola Response? Be sure to sign up to get invited to...
Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Published on: Oct 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Do you have a mobile service, product, app, or add-on that is being used to address a development challenge in Asia? Do you want the opportunity to promote your...