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How ICTs Enhance Environmental Sustainability Projects

How ICTs Enhance Environmental Sustainability Projects

Published on: Mar 03 2014 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Andris Bjornson – Inveneo In December, the Global Environment Facility (GEF) hosted its CEO Forum on Innovation Partnership, focusing on the use of ICTs to...
You Can Change the World of Hardware and Enter to Win a Google Nexus 7 Tablet

You Can Change the World of Hardware and Enter to Win a Google Nexus 7 Tablet

Published on: Feb 19 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
ICT projects are often riddled with challenges such as power, heat, humidity, and unstable electrical systems, all of which are common to development practitioners. Why...
Use the Child Friendly Technology Framework for ICT4Kids Project Design

Use the Child Friendly Technology Framework for ICT4Kids Project Design

Published on: Nov 15 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Check out UNICEF’s new Child Friendly Technology Framework – 52 worksheets for brainstorming and project planning. The Child Friendly Technology Framework...
8 Steps to Publish Open Data and Prepare for IATI

8 Steps to Publish Open Data and Prepare for IATI

Published on: Nov 11 2013 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Siobhan Green, the founder of Sonjara attended the Technology Salon exploring How Can USAID Development Partners Implement IATI? and was inspired to define 8 steps...
How to Leverage Online Games for Social Impact

How to Leverage Online Games for Social Impact

Published on: Oct 30 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
Games have been a point of contention in the education technology field for well over a decade, but thanks to the raw determination of Henry Jenkins, James Gee,...
IKEA is My Teacher for mEducation Application Development

IKEA is My Teacher for mEducation Application Development

Published on: Oct 15 2013 by Mike Dawson - 2 Comments
I am Mike Dawson of Paiwastoon and I’ve spent 6 years working with Education Technology in Afghanistan. There is of course no shortage of challenges with...
3 Factors Required for Success with Mobile Technologies for Development

3 Factors Required for Success with Mobile Technologies for Development

Published on: Oct 11 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
Innovation and Best Practice in Mobile Technologies for Development is a review of innovation in the ICT entrepreneurship/mobile internet/mobile related applications...
Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development

Scaling the Use of Mobile Technologies for Development

Published on: Aug 28 2013 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off
According to the latest GSMA statistics, nearly 50% of people own a mobile phone in the developing world and almost 70% have access to mobile phones. With mobile...
Please RSVP for Mobiles! What Have We Learned? Where Are We Going?

Please RSVP for Mobiles! What Have We Learned? Where Are We Going?

Published on: Aug 19 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Over the last decade, as mobile technologies have become more ubiquitous, they have moved from the fringes of international development activities into core platforms...
Human-Centered Design Approaches in ICT4D

Human-Centered Design Approaches in ICT4D

Published on: Jun 12 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
I am Adele Waugaman and recently I traveled to Dhaka, Bangladesh, for a project exploring the use of the mobile phones to amplify citizen feedback on the delivery...