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To Build or Buy or Both? That is the M&E Technology Systems Question!

To Build or Buy or Both? That is the M&E Technology Systems Question!

Published on: Dec 12 2014 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
At M&E Tech in DC and NYC, we heard from development professionals who were struggling with the question on how to build an organization-wide technology-enabled...
Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Top Highlights from the #ICTchat Twitter Discussion on Digital Payments

Published on: Dec 05 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Yesterday’s #ICTchat Twitter Chat was a huge success! Our #ICTchat hashtag brought in over 2.5 million impressions on Twitter with 839 tweets and 135 contributors....
Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Twitter Chat TODAY #ICTchat – Digital Payments in Developing Countries

Published on: Dec 04 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
Safety and transparency are very important issues when it comes to sending and receiving digital payments within developing countries. Join us on TODAY at 12...
How Digital Tools Can Support Reading Culture in Laos

How Digital Tools Can Support Reading Culture in Laos

Published on: Nov 05 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In the course of a six-month, one-woman survey of public Internet access venues in Vientiane, I spent most of my time in Laos’s capital city in libraries and...
3 M4D Case Studies from GSMA Mobile for Development Impact

3 M4D Case Studies from GSMA Mobile for Development Impact

Published on: Oct 20 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
We so often hear that people want more case studies of M4D services that, have scaled to reach wider audiences, or are showcasing new innovative approaches. GSMA’s...
Should International Businesses Be Cautious of the Cloud’s Security?

Should International Businesses Be Cautious of the Cloud’s Security?

Published on: Oct 17 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In today’s technological age it’s rare to meet someone that doesn’t have an opinion on the cloud and its various applications in both the consumer...
Top 4 Ways ICTs Can Help Defeat the Ebola Crisis

Top 4 Ways ICTs Can Help Defeat the Ebola Crisis

Published on: Oct 10 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is increasingly becoming an international crisis. Recently the World Health Organization counted 5,843 cases of Ebola patients...
Drones for Good: Tracking Climate Change with UAVs

Drones for Good: Tracking Climate Change with UAVs

Published on: Sep 26 2014 by Maria Andersen - Leave a Comment
Sadly, developing countries are some of the largest emitters of global pollution. Yet for the poor, the emission of pollutants, and their detrimental effects on...
Drones: Political Activist’s New Best Friend?

Drones: Political Activist’s New Best Friend?

Published on: Sep 22 2014 by Maria Andersen - 1 Comment
In many countries, political protests remain a risky business. If a protest goes right, it can result in reformed policies or political change. When it goes wrong,...
New USAID Handbook: How to Integrate Mobile Solutions into Development Projects

New USAID Handbook: How to Integrate Mobile Solutions into Development Projects

Published on: Aug 18 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
The rapid explosion of mobile phone access globally, which has extended to even some of the most remote communities, has set off a rush of interest in trying to...