Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum 2021 – A Commitment to Global ICT4D Community

Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum 2021 – A Commitment to Global ICT4D Community

Published on: Jan 13 2021 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
We came together online last May to celebrate the global ICT4D community at the start of COVID-19 Digital Response for the first Global Digital Development Forum. GDDF 2020 was an amazing success! Over 2,600 people participated...
Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Technology for Good Startup Funding

Apply Now: $1 Million Cisco Technology for Good Startup Funding

Published on: Jan 11 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
A new generation of entrepreneurs are using emerging innovations like the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital technologies to connect devices and data in tech-enabled solutions and services that can enable economic development....
New Toolkit: 5 Methods to Value ICT4D Project Impact for Donors and Government

New Toolkit: 5 Methods to Value ICT4D Project Impact for Donors and Government

Published on: Jan 08 2021 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
There is a growing demand from donors, implementers, and governments to apply valuing impact approaches to ICT investments. Decision makers want to understand the social value created by digital development to inform which...
Ghana’s Supply Chain Control Tower Success in Public Health

Ghana’s Supply Chain Control Tower Success in Public Health

Published on: Jan 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The Control Tower concept has existed for a while in global supply chains. Control Towers are agile cloud computing platforms that provide actionable, granular end-to-end supply chain visibility and control. Control Towers...
Apply Now: $600,000 UNHCR Scale-Up Grants for Your EduTech Solution

Apply Now: $600,000 UNHCR Scale-Up Grants for Your EduTech Solution

Published on: Jan 04 2021 by Wayan Vota - 22 Comments
Children affected by humanitarian crises need high-quality educational technology innovations at scale to improve their lifelong social and economic opportunities.  However, there is limited evidence on what works in humanitarian...
Get a Dream ICT4D Job and Fulfill Your Key New Year’s Resolution Now

Get a Dream ICT4D Job and Fulfill Your Key New Year’s Resolution Now

Published on: Jan 01 2021 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Do you love your job? I mean really love your work? Or do you struggle through your day, bored and disappointed, because that pays the bills? Might it be time to look for a dream job? A role where it doesn’t even feel...
Is Twitter Now Dead for Lively #ICT4D Discussions? Asking for a Friend…

Is Twitter Now Dead for Lively #ICT4D Discussions? Asking for a Friend…

Published on: Dec 30 2020 by Wayan Vota - 28 Comments
#ICT4D Twitter Used to be Great I remember a heyday of Twitter for ICT4D discussions. Around 2009-2010, Twitter was the place to be for great digital development debates. The #ICT4D hashtag was lively with regular conversations...
Apply Now: Gates Foundation $100,000 COVID-19 Data Science Grants

Apply Now: Gates Foundation $100,000 COVID-19 Data Science Grants

Published on: Dec 28 2020 by Wayan Vota - 20 Comments
There is an immense need for data science researchers to use new analytical processes and emerging datasets in COVID-19 digital response. This need is particularly acute in low- and middle-income countries with a lack of...
$180 Billion Internet Economy Opportunity in African Countries

$180 Billion Internet Economy Opportunity in African Countries

Published on: Dec 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Throughout the global pandemic, Africa’s Internet economy is proving resilient, as digital startups across the continent devise innovative COVID-19 digital response solutions to problems in a fast-changing world. These...