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New USAID Handbook: Digital Finance for Development

New USAID Handbook: Digital Finance for Development

Published on: Apr 22 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The Digital Financial Services for Development Handbook was developed by USAID and FHI360 for use by USAID personnel to maximize the Agency’s use of and contribution...
What is the Future of ICT4D in Cuba?

What is the Future of ICT4D in Cuba?

Published on: Mar 20 2015 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The US Government has a mixed record in using technology to help the Cuban people improve their lives. Most of its attempts ended in failure, some painful for everyone...
Top Takeaways from UNESCO and UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week

Top Takeaways from UNESCO and UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week

Published on: Mar 09 2015 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
UNESCO and UN Women’s recent Mobile Learning Week conference in Paris was an ICT-focused event that brought together over 1,000 participants from more than 70...
New GSMA Report: Mobile Financial Services for the Unbanked

New GSMA Report: Mobile Financial Services for the Unbanked

Published on: Mar 06 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Today, the GSMA Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) programme releases its 2014 State of the Industry Report on mobile financial services. Published annually, the...
How Was mBanking Successfully Embraced in Bangladesh?

How Was mBanking Successfully Embraced in Bangladesh?

Published on: Feb 20 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Bringing mBanking to Bangladesh has had many bumps along the road. Before introducing mBanking to Bangladesh, 87% of the population didn’t have a bank account...
If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

Published on: Feb 18 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Ethics is an ever-present theme in Development and one which is sometimes overlooked in ICT4D/Technology for Development – a field in which people can sometimes...
On a Job Search? Join the ICT4D Jobs Mailing List!

On a Job Search? Join the ICT4D Jobs Mailing List!

Published on: Jan 30 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
If you’re looking to join the ICT4D field (or want to find a new job in ICT), be sure to sign up for the ICT4D Job Opportunities mailing list, run by ICTworks’...
Green ICT: Taking Major Leaps to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Businesses

Green ICT: Taking Major Leaps to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Businesses

Published on: Dec 31 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Green ICT: Taking Major Leaps to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Businesses
From India to South Korea and beyond, businesses worldwide are scrambling to reduce their carbon footprint and trying to operate with a higher degree of environmental...
Transactional Data: How Mobile Network Operators Leverage Data for Better Service and What It Means for M&E

Transactional Data: How Mobile Network Operators Leverage Data for Better Service and What It Means for M&E

Published on: Dec 24 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Transactional Data: How Mobile Network Operators Leverage Data for Better Service and What It Means for M&E
Mobile for Development Impact were delighted to support the recent M & E Tech events in Washington D.C and New York. We see our role as catalysing the creation...
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 - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: USAID Digital Development West Africa Forum
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...