What Motivates ICT4D Champions to Promote Your Solution?

What Motivates ICT4D Champions to Promote Your Solution?

Published on: Jun 13 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Information and communication technologies for development champions are critical to initiative success. They are the people who actively and enthusiastically promote ICT4D initiatives, mobilize resources, gain cooperation...
3 Examples of Corner Use Cases Driving Digital Solution Innovation

3 Examples of Corner Use Cases Driving Digital Solution Innovation

Published on: Jun 12 2019 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Two years ago, I joined Dimagi, who is well known for making CommCare, with the exciting but daunting prerogative to diversify the company’s portfolio. As an entrepreneur with a thirst for innovation, I was excited by...
Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Digital Solutions to Universal Health Coverage

Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Digital Solutions to Universal Health Coverage

Published on: Jun 10 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Universal Health Coverage is a core focus of the Sustainable Development Goals and achieving Universal Health Coverage means that all individuals and communities receive the health services they need without suffering financial...
Five Ways We Should Do Development Differently in a Digital Age – Your Weekend Long Reads

Five Ways We Should Do Development Differently in a Digital Age – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Jun 08 2019 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Caribou Digital turns five years old this year. While 2019 is a rapidly changing digital world, 2014 felt very different. Different elections, different technological challenges, etc. Perhaps some of that era’s enthusiasm...
Please Submit Your Session Ideas for Global Digital Health Forum 2019

Please Submit Your Session Ideas for Global Digital Health Forum 2019

Published on: Jun 06 2019 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Join us for 6th Annual Global Digital Health Forum on December 9-11 at the North Bethesda Marriott just outside Washington, DC. The 2019 Global Digital Health Forum will be an expanded event, with capacity for 700 attendees...
4 Key Enabling Environment Regulations for Digital Financial Services

4 Key Enabling Environment Regulations for Digital Financial Services

Published on: Jun 05 2019 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
It can be too easy to get caught up in fun innovative new product launches in digital finance in Kenya, probably the most robust and well-developed digital financial services (DFS) ecosystem in Africa, if not all frontier...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Big Data Solutions for Agriculture

Apply Now: $1 Million for Your Big Data Solutions for Agriculture

Published on: Jun 03 2019 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Advances in computing power, data storage, and data communications are creating powerful tools for helping make smallholder farming and food systems more precise, profitable, and adaptive. Later this week, ICTforAg 2019...
How to Spend $800,000 on Facebook to Influence African Elections

How to Spend $800,000 on Facebook to Influence African Elections

Published on: May 30 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Recently, Facebook announced it removed 265 fake Facebook and Instagram accounts, Facebook Pages, Groups and events involved in a coordinated attempt to influence political events and elections in Nigeria, Senegal, Togo,...
4 Case Studies Using Digital Financial Services to Improve Global Health

4 Case Studies Using Digital Financial Services to Improve Global Health

Published on: May 29 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Digital financial services provide health programs with opportunities to accelerate progress toward global health goals and outcomes. Global health program managers can leverage digital financial services to improve health...