Apply Now: $400,000 for Health Services Chatbots in  Kenya, Nigeria, India

Apply Now: $400,000 for Health Services Chatbots in Kenya, Nigeria, India

Published on: Apr 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Conversational chatbots put people at the center of care and deliver better health outcomes through sustained engagement and connection to the right health services and products. Sign Up Now for Innovation Funding Emails Often...
Apply Now: $15,000 for Online Conservation Conversation Platform Ideas

Apply Now: $15,000 for Online Conservation Conversation Platform Ideas

Published on: Apr 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Historically, rural voices have been either missing or largely ignored in much of the debate and decision making around the management of natural resources, particularly wildlife, in Africa. However, the involvement of local...
Aid Evolved Podcast: What to Do When Government Says No

Aid Evolved Podcast: What to Do When Government Says No

Published on: Apr 17 2021 by Rowena Luk - Leave a Comment
  Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and health. Every two weeks we’ll bring you a new episode about doing good, better. Our conversations are built around an idea that technology and innovation...
Please RSVP Now! GDDF 2021 Agenda is Awesome in English, French, and Spanish

Please RSVP Now! GDDF 2021 Agenda is Awesome in English, French, and Spanish

Published on: Apr 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Please RSVP Now to join over 5,000 international development practitioners and technology experts at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5, 2021 brought to you by USAID, Chemonics, Digital Impact Alliance, IntraHealth...
How Smallholder Farmers Can Use Soil Map Data for Higher Productivity

How Smallholder Farmers Can Use Soil Map Data for Higher Productivity

Published on: Apr 14 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Average cocoa yields in Ghana by smallholder farmers are currently 400 kg/ha, far below their production potential of over 1,500 kg/ha. Dominant factors contributing to this current yield gap include climate, cultural practices,...
Apply Now: $1.7 Million for African Artificial Intelligence PhD Scholarships

Apply Now: $1.7 Million for African Artificial Intelligence PhD Scholarships

Published on: Apr 12 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are outstanding African graduate students doing exceptional artificial intelligence research across the African continent. They need support to become the next generation of machine learning academics and practitioners...
Have You Experienced Gender Inequity in Artificial Intelligence Applications?

Have You Experienced Gender Inequity in Artificial Intelligence Applications?

Published on: Apr 08 2021 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
USAID wants your feedback – Please share your ideas in the comments.  For women, hurdles are everywhere. Despite the critical role women play in societies, unequal access to education, loans, jobs, healthcare, technology,...
The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women

The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women

Published on: Apr 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Data is a powerful resource to address the myriad of challenges that women face across the African continent. What is counted often becomes the basis for the development of appropriate programs and policies, and resource...
Apply Now: $500,000 WhatsApp Grants for Social Justice Organizations

Apply Now: $500,000 WhatsApp Grants for Social Justice Organizations

Published on: Apr 05 2021 by Wayan Vota - 21 Comments
Billions of people all over the world use WhatsApp to stay connected to friends and family. Governments, NGOs and charities use WhatsApp to support COVID-19 digital response with messaging services that enable fact-checking,...