Russians Are Still Using Facebook to Misinform African Voters

Russians Are Still Using Facebook to Misinform African Voters

Published on: Nov 13 2019 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Facebook just removed three more misinformation networks on its platforms for engaging in foreign interference of African elections, this time on behalf of Russian financier Yevgeniy Prigozhin, who was previously indicted...
Apply Now: $200 Million USAID Funding for Health Information Systems

Apply Now: $200 Million USAID Funding for Health Information Systems

Published on: Nov 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
A well-functioning health information system plays a transformative role in supporting strategic management decisions for the health sector in low and middle-income countries. However, the limited capacity to collect, analyze...
The Number One Indicator of ICT4D Project Financial Sustainability

The Number One Indicator of ICT4D Project Financial Sustainability

Published on: Nov 07 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
We often talk about project sustainability in information and communication for technology (ICT4D) programs, and as a result, we have multiple guides on how to ensure a project is sustainable, including: Inveneo ICT Sustainability...
Hey Siri. What is the Key to More Gender Equal Technology Solutions?

Hey Siri. What is the Key to More Gender Equal Technology Solutions?

Published on: Nov 06 2019 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The international attention received by ‘I’d Blush if I Could’, a newly released publication from UNESCO and the EQUALS Skills Coalition, has helped highlight the severity of gender divides in digital skills. Around...
Apply Now: Help USAID Develop ICT Regulatory Policy in Southeast Asia

Apply Now: Help USAID Develop ICT Regulatory Policy in Southeast Asia

Published on: Nov 04 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
In the 21st Century, the reach of internet and mobile networks, the security and adoption of communications services, and vibrancy of ICT sector are crucial for countries to grow and become strong U.S. partners. For these...
Two Blind Spots that Threaten Your ICT4D Project Success

Two Blind Spots that Threaten Your ICT4D Project Success

Published on: Oct 31 2019 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
One of the basic assumptions within the dominant development discourse is that new information and communication technology have a great potential for boosting democratisation processes all over the world, giving people...
How Tracking Attendance with Technology Reduces Absenteeism

How Tracking Attendance with Technology Reduces Absenteeism

Published on: Oct 30 2019 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Health worker absenteeism undermines staff morale and the quality of care patients receive. It wastes health-sector resources and has even been linked to patient deaths.  In Uganda, which has a severe shortage of health...
Apply Now: $5 Million in Digital Health Grants from Gates Foundation

Apply Now: $5 Million in Digital Health Grants from Gates Foundation

Published on: Oct 28 2019 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Countries rely on both routine health systems and campaign-based delivery to extend the reach of important health interventions such as accelerated disease control and delivery of life-saving health products and services....
What is in USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy?

What is in USAID’s First Ever Digital Development Strategy?

Published on: Oct 24 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Building on decades of USAID leadership in digital development, soon USAID will launch its first Digital Strategy (2019-2024), an Agency-wide vision for development and humanitarian assistance in the world’s rapidly evolving...