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USAID Guide: Strengthening Civil Society through Social Media

USAID Guide: Strengthening Civil Society through Social Media

Published on: Jun 21 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on USAID Guide: Strengthening Civil Society through Social Media
Social media may be passing television as a source for news around the world. A Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism report found that over 28% of 18–24...
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...
Guess Which Communications Platform Youth Prefer Today?

Guess Which Communications Platform Youth Prefer Today?

Published on: Nov 11 2015 by Kristen Roggemann - 4 Comments
Youth are adopting new technology faster and smarter than the general population. We know this anecdotally and witness it in our daily lives as we interact with...
What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?

What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?

Published on: Nov 04 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?
While the rapid development of information and other technologies has brought the world closer together, it has also contributed to highlighting some of the glaring...
How SMS Messages Revitalize the Lives of Cambodian Youth

How SMS Messages Revitalize the Lives of Cambodian Youth

Published on: Oct 05 2015 by Tharum Bun - Comments Off on How SMS Messages Revitalize the Lives of Cambodian Youth
While social media and radio are two of the most popular channels among young people in Cambodia, text messaging has remained a basic mean to send and receive short-yet-useful...
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...
Are We Using Facebook Enough?

Are We Using Facebook Enough?

Published on: Apr 30 2014 by Jim Teicher - 1 Comment
In the developing world, a teacher’s connection to information and his or her personal learning network are key factors in the quality of education students receive,...
The Role of ICTs in Child and Youth Migration and Mobility

The Role of ICTs in Child and Youth Migration and Mobility

Published on: Jan 20 2014 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on The Role of ICTs in Child and Youth Migration and Mobility
Migration has been a part of the human experience since the dawn of time, and populations have always moved in search of resources and better conditions. Today,...
Bask in the Technology Spotlight at the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference

Bask in the Technology Spotlight at the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference

Published on: Aug 23 2013 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Youth today have unprecedented access to information with near ubiquitous Internet access powered by radical increases in mobile technology and new low-cost...
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...