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How Mobile Applications are Documenting Property Rights in Zambia

How Mobile Applications are Documenting Property Rights in Zambia

Published on: Sep 18 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
There is a silent race running through developing countries around the world – a race for access to land and the knowledge of whom the land belongs. The race...
Please Register Now for MERL Tech 2017

Please Register Now for MERL Tech 2017

Published on: Jul 24 2017 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on Please Register Now for MERL Tech 2017
Please register to attend MERL Tech DC on September 7-8, 2017 at FHI 360 in Washington, DC. You’ll join 300 practitioners from across the development ecosystem...
How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects

How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects

Published on: Jun 12 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How We Can Improve Open Source Software Projects
Next year will mark 20 years since the term “open source software” was officially coined, and the “free software” movement has been around even longer....
How IoT Early Warning Systems Can Help Save People From Mudslides

How IoT Early Warning Systems Can Help Save People From Mudslides

Published on: Feb 13 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How IoT Early Warning Systems Can Help Save People From Mudslides
Floods and mudslides regularly devastate El Salvador. Villagers can identify impending floods and mudslides, but they are unable to warn others in time. Rugged...
How to Navigate Open Source Decisions Like a Techie

How to Navigate Open Source Decisions Like a Techie

Published on: Nov 23 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Much has been said about the power of open source software for ICT4D, but there’s seemingly little on how to navigate the decisions around how to use, build,...
SAFETAG Can Help Protect Organizations from Hackers and Cybercrime

SAFETAG Can Help Protect Organizations from Hackers and Cybercrime

Published on: Feb 26 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Non-profit organizations around the world are targeted by cybercrime, and don’t have the benefit of expensive services or personnel monitoring or protecting their...
How Can Open Source Software be Sustainable in International Development?

How Can Open Source Software be Sustainable in International Development?

Published on: Feb 11 2016 by Wayan Vota - 47 Comments
Recently Chris Fabian made the very interesting declaration. Since the UN’s charter is to produce public goods, he says “we do everything Open Source and Public...
Need Funding? Here Are 3 New ICT4D Calls for Proposals

Need Funding? Here Are 3 New ICT4D Calls for Proposals

Published on: Feb 04 2016 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
We all would love more cash for our great digital development ideas, so the hunt for new investors and donors is never-ending. Luckily, we’ve found three...
3 Systematic Reasons Why M&E Technology Projects Fail

3 Systematic Reasons Why M&E Technology Projects Fail

Published on: Jun 26 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Having worked for ten years in tech-enabled monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL), I think we need to address three systemic issues: complexity, interoperability...
Please RSVP for Digital Development Principle 6: Open ICT4D

Please RSVP for Digital Development Principle 6: Open ICT4D

Published on: Feb 02 2015 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Futures Group and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs are pleased to invite you to RSVP now for Principle 6 for Digital Development: Using...