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The Best Practices in the Use of ICTs in Development Are…

The Best Practices in the Use of ICTs in Development Are…

Published on: Mar 28 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
How are advances in communications technologies driving transformational change in development? United Methodist Communications recently published a discussion paper...
5 Steps to Social Innovation with ICT

5 Steps to Social Innovation with ICT

Published on: Dec 04 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
IICD uses a distinctive participatory and multi-stakeholder approach in developing social innovation programs with information and communication technologies. Whereas...
How Do Humanitarian Organizations and Local Media Communicate During Disasters?

How Do Humanitarian Organizations and Local Media Communicate During Disasters?

Published on: Nov 29 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
When disaster strikes, humanitarian aid organizations often play a pivotal role in relief efforts. Communicating with affected populations is one of the many challenges...
How Public Libraries Connect People to ICT for Development

How Public Libraries Connect People to ICT for Development

Published on: Nov 01 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
Public libraries play a critical role in extending the benefits of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to a diverse range of people worldwide. However,...
Landscape Survey: Mobiles and Youth Workforce Development

Landscape Survey: Mobiles and Youth Workforce Development

Published on: Oct 14 2013 by Linda Raftree - 1 Comment
Youth make up 17 percent of the world’s population and 40 percent of the world’s unemployed, according to the International Labor Organization. A number of...
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...
What Are Best Practices in ICT4D?

What Are Best Practices in ICT4D?

Published on: Jul 10 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
My name is Neelley Hicks and I am the Director of ICT4D Initiatives at the communications agency of The United Methodist Church. I had the dubious distinction...
What the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Learned From 10 Years of ICT4D

What the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Learned From 10 Years of ICT4D

Published on: Mar 18 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
After more than ten years of support in the realm of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Development, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation...
8 Lessons Learned to Improve ICT-enabled FM Radio Station Sustainability

8 Lessons Learned to Improve ICT-enabled FM Radio Station Sustainability

Published on: Aug 27 2012 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Recently, the African Farm Radio Research Initiative sought to test the effectiveness of a new radio campaign model developed by Farm Radio International: the participatory...
Thankfully, ICT4D is Now About Strategy and Implementations, Not Technovelty

Thankfully, ICT4D is Now About Strategy and Implementations, Not Technovelty

Published on: Aug 15 2012 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Just like any other industry, the ICT for Development (ICT4D) field has experienced significant shifts. As major international development stakeholders have begun...