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How to Make Development Finance and Procurement Data Exciting

How to Make Development Finance and Procurement Data Exciting

Published on: Nov 13 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
Efforts to make spending information more relevant and actionable often suffer from low levels of financial literacy, complexity, and just the unfavorable common...
The ICT4D Funding Conundrum And Why Pilotitis Needs to Change

The ICT4D Funding Conundrum And Why Pilotitis Needs to Change

Published on: Oct 25 2013 by Guest Writer - Comments Off
I am Erica Hagen and in a recent post, I talked about how effective feedback loops are close to being realized in Dar es Salaam. In this post, I discuss the...
6 Guidelines for Better Development Outcomes Using Social Media

6 Guidelines for Better Development Outcomes Using Social Media

Published on: May 24 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
In the next few years, another 2 billion people will be coming online; transforming the Internet from what once was an elite network of the world’s privileged...
Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement with the World Bank

Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement with the World Bank

Published on: Mar 07 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
The World Bank, Development Gateway, and Plan UK invite you to RSVP for Citizen Voices UK: A Global Conference on Citizen Engagement for Enhanced Development Impact. Citizen...
Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report

Key Takeaways from the World Bank’s 2012 Maximizing Mobile Report

Published on: Sep 26 2012 by Tim Katlic - Comments Off
As of 2012, nearly three-quarters of the world’s population has access to a mobile phone. Soon it will be common knowledge that the developing world is more dependent...
Get an ICT4D Job! Policy, Health, Management

Get an ICT4D Job! Policy, Health, Management

Published on: May 29 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off
ICT Policy Specialist: The ICT Sector Unit of the World Bank is recruiting an ICT Policy Specialist through the JPPAD (Junior Professionals Program for Afro-Descendants...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012

Published on: May 22 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off
Agriculture and Food Security in Africa: After watching USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah on the PBS NewsHour discuss the goal of lifting 50 million Africans out...
Open and Free Access to World Bank Research & Publications

Open and Free Access to World Bank Research & Publications

Published on: May 09 2012 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Wow! The World Bank is really taking Open Data seriously now. They’ve just Creative Common’ed all their publications in a new Open Knowledge Repository: In...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for March 28 – April 10, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for March 28 – April 10, 2012

Published on: Apr 10 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off
OLPC in Peru: This is not breaking news. The controversy over the effectiveness of OLPC has been the topic of much debate since its inception in 2005. A new...
Get an ICT4D Job! Africa, Europe, Central Asia, United States

Get an ICT4D Job! Africa, Europe, Central Asia, United States

Published on: Mar 06 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off
ICT Consultants: The World Bank needs several ICT consultants in the following countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kenya, Moldova, and Tanzania. Consultants...