Posts Tagged ‘Uganda’:

Do Farmers Really Want to be Paid in Mobile Money?

Do Farmers Really Want to be Paid in Mobile Money?

Published on: Aug 30 2017 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Do farmers really want to be paid in mobile money? To answer this question, I’ll ask you to first entertain a brief thought experiment. Imagine that your...
How We Can Excite Youth By Using ICT in Agriculture

How We Can Excite Youth By Using ICT in Agriculture

Published on: May 24 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
About six years ago, I was in Uganda as part of a team undertaking an agriculture policy assessment. One of the more interesting sound bites regarding agriculture...
The Need for ICT Skills in My Community

The Need for ICT Skills in My Community

Published on: Apr 13 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The popularization of internet, social media, and mobile applications have intensely changed our modern society, creating new ways for starting and managing a business...
How Video Can Improve Agricultural Practices in Uganda

How Video Can Improve Agricultural Practices in Uganda

Published on: Apr 12 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Video Can Improve Agricultural Practices in Uganda
Smallholder farmers located in the Southwestern tip of Uganda engage in potato farming to feed their families and to earn some extra income. As part of Pasic, a...
Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?

Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?

Published on: Jan 23 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?
Since at least 2009, Uganda has experienced a polarized media discourse on sexual minority rights. Politicians and prominent citizens have questioned the ability...
How Ugandan Youth Are Making Money with ICT for Agriculture

How Ugandan Youth Are Making Money with ICT for Agriculture

Published on: Jun 08 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Uganda has the world’s youngest population with over 78 percent of its population below the age of 30. Though the country also has one of the highest youth unemployment...
4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative

4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative

Published on: Sep 01 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative
Social norms and stigmas often lead to men owning mobile phones more often than women in many parts of the developing world. Sometimes when a woman does happen to...
What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

Published on: Jul 04 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
4 Reasons Why MTN’s $235,000 Internet Bus is Reinventing a Flat ICT4D Tire

4 Reasons Why MTN’s $235,000 Internet Bus is Reinventing a Flat ICT4D Tire

Published on: Jun 20 2014 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
TechMoran reports that MTN Uganda has spent $235,000(!) on an “Internet bus,” a mobile telecentre where a computer lab is installed in a bus to be driven...
Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Published on: Aug 16 2013 by Linda Raftree - 2 Comments
Recently, 600 exceptional youth activists from 80 countries arrived to New York City for a UN Takeover, where they called for urgent action by member states...