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3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

3 Steps to Implement USAID Open Data Policy ADS 579

Published on: Jul 01 2015 by Siobhan Green - 6 Comments
As promised, here is an overview of the steps needed to create an open data plan in order to be compliant with USAID’s new Open Data Policy It is really easy...
Please RSVP Now: The Good, Bad, and Ugly in Public-Private Partnerships

Please RSVP Now: The Good, Bad, and Ugly in Public-Private Partnerships

Published on: Jun 25 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Leave a Comment
  San Francisco – July 7th – RSVP Now Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are now a major component of international development. Since 2001, USAID has...
USAID Global Development Lab Supported Projects Catalog

USAID Global Development Lab Supported Projects Catalog

Published on: Jun 17 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
For decades, USAID and its partners have successfully tackled some of the world’s toughest challenges by developing and implementing innovative breakthroughs—from...
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...
New USAID Handbook: How to Implement Electronic Payments in Development Programs

New USAID Handbook: How to Implement Electronic Payments in Development Programs

Published on: Jun 03 2015 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Have you read the USAID Procurement Executive Bulletin NO. 2014-06 that promotes the use of electronic payments at the procurement/assistance planning and award...
Are You Ready for the BRINE Transformation in International Development?

Are You Ready for the BRINE Transformation in International Development?

Published on: May 18 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
At the first-ever USAID Symposium on Future Development Challenges, Dr. Linton Wells II highlighted the importance of the fast- changing trends in biotechnology,...
New USAID Handbook: Digital Finance for Development

New USAID Handbook: Digital Finance for Development

Published on: Apr 22 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The Digital Financial Services for Development Handbook was developed by USAID and FHI360 for use by USAID personnel to maximize the Agency’s use of and contribution...
4 Ways We Can Do More With Open Government Data

4 Ways We Can Do More With Open Government Data

Published on: Apr 21 2015 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
I am Nancy McGuire Choi and I really enjoyed the recent “Do More With Data” event with State Department’s Foreign Assistance Resources office,...
Breaking News! USAID Grand Challenge for Development with Facebook

Breaking News! USAID Grand Challenge for Development with Facebook

Published on: Apr 01 2015 by Wayan Vota - 13 Comments
After extensive analysis, USAID has determined that poor people in the country of Africa suffer from a lack of things. According to the World Bank, 414 million...
How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

How Can We All Profit From Development Data?

Published on: Mar 18 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Can We All Profit From Development Data?
Big data has been called the new oil, and it is easy to see why. In its raw form, it provides limited value, but with the right refinement it has the potential...