Why ICT4D Projects Fail Even With Community Engagement

Why ICT4D Projects Fail Even With Community Engagement

Published on: Sep 24 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Successes in development projects are often reported but failures, however minor, are typically omitted from many types of reports. This is not a helpful practice because we often can learn more from analyzing mistakes than...
New USAID Report: How Digital Solutions Can Support Nutrition Service Delivery

New USAID Report: How Digital Solutions Can Support Nutrition Service Delivery

Published on: Sep 23 2020 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF, the World Health Organization, and the World Bank estimated that 47 million children younger than 5 years were moderately or severely wasted, one of several measures of malnutrition....
Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia

Apply Now: £250,000 for Your Assistive Digital Technology in Africa & Asia

Published on: Sep 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated connectivity is a fundamental right. Never before has it been so important for people across the world to access daily health information, call for assistance, or access education...
UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

Published on: Sep 18 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are fundamentally changing the world and affecting present and future generations of children. Children are already interacting with AI technologies in many different ways: AI are embedded...
4 Key Findings: Smallholder Farmer Use of Mobile Phones for Agriculture

4 Key Findings: Smallholder Farmer Use of Mobile Phones for Agriculture

Published on: Sep 16 2020 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
ICTforAg services and solutions disseminated through mobile phones offer the promise to connect millions of smallholder farmers and improve their access to agricultural information. While new ICT4Ag solutions come online...
Apply Now: $200,000 in Amazon Web Services for Your ICT4D Innovation

Apply Now: $200,000 in Amazon Web Services for Your ICT4D Innovation

Published on: Sep 14 2020 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
In today’s operating environment, every business needs access to cloud-based computing infrastructure. Nonprofit organizations are no different. Sign Up Now for Grant Funding Ideas NGOs also need access to cloud technology...
We Need Better NCD Data for COVID-19 Response in LMICs

We Need Better NCD Data for COVID-19 Response in LMICs

Published on: Sep 10 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
As the old adage goes, you can’t improve what you don’t measure. When it comes to containing the COVID-19 pandemic in the world’s poorest countries, there is a lot – too much – that we do not measure, especially...
The State of Mobile Money in Southern African Countries

The State of Mobile Money in Southern African Countries

Published on: Sep 09 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Being a young Zimbabwean who holds no faith in our banking system – mobile money has been a big part of my life. Around 49% of Zimbabweans are registered with a mobile money service. 1 in 2 Zimbos is a significant number...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Your African Educational Technology Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 for Your African Educational Technology Solutions

Published on: Sep 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
  The novel coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system and reinforces the need for innovative and scalable COVID-19 Digital Response solutions in education. Sign Up Now to get more...