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Digital Technologies for Resilience in Asia-Pacific

Digital Technologies for Resilience in Asia-Pacific

Published on: Jun 26 2017 by Josh Woodard - 2 Comments
We live in an increasingly volatile and uncertain world. The risks to much of the world’s population that stem from climatic, political, and economic fluctuations...
Please Stop Publishing to PDF Graveyards

Please Stop Publishing to PDF Graveyards

Published on: May 25 2017 by Wayan Vota - 11 Comments
I have a philosophical question for you to ponder: If a paper is published, and its hypothesis is proven, but no one acts on it, did the paper even exist? I ask...
Now Scientific Fact: Mobile Money Can Lift Women Out of Poverty

Now Scientific Fact: Mobile Money Can Lift Women Out of Poverty

Published on: Mar 23 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
  For nearly four years, we have been sharing information about the various ways that gender and mobile intertwine in our Gender and Mobile newsletter. In our...
Innovations to Accelerate Universal Internet Adoption

Innovations to Accelerate Universal Internet Adoption

Published on: Mar 15 2017 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Mobile and internet services have the power to transform lives, offering life-enhancing financial, health, and many other services, as well as the simple ability...
8 ICT4D Recommendations for iNGOs Working in Eastern Africa

8 ICT4D Recommendations for iNGOs Working in Eastern Africa

Published on: Feb 27 2017 by Matt Haikin - Comments Off on 8 ICT4D Recommendations for iNGOs Working in Eastern Africa
Transformative successes have been achieved by those harnessing information and communication technologies (ICT) for development (ICT4D), and yet many people still...
How We Fought Ebola with Information

How We Fought Ebola with Information

Published on: Jan 25 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In December 2013, a little-known viral hemorrhagic fever in West Africa was detected in a forest region of Guinea. It was soon confirmed to be Ebola Virus Disease,...
ICT4D Academics Are Failing the Poor

ICT4D Academics Are Failing the Poor

Published on: Nov 03 2016 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
How much does ICT4D academic research achieve actual economic and societal impact? That was the question asked by ICT4D researcher Roger Harris in a recent study,...
Mobile Data Collection: Current Practice and Lessons Learned at Plan International

Mobile Data Collection: Current Practice and Lessons Learned at Plan International

Published on: Apr 25 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Smartphones and tablets offer an increasing array of applications and services that can be useful in our daily lives and work. Data collection, an important part...
How Digital Finance is Transforming Agriculture

How Digital Finance is Transforming Agriculture

Published on: Apr 06 2016 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
An estimated 1.5 billion people live in rural households engaged in smallholder agriculture. These smallholder farmers face tremendous challenges in improving their...
What Do Tanzanians Think About Drones? Now We Know

What Do Tanzanians Think About Drones? Now We Know

Published on: Feb 22 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) could become an important tool for international development. Also known as drones, UAVs are aircraft that can be piloted remotely...