Are Your Digital Development Results in USAID’s DEEM Database?

Are Your Digital Development Results in USAID’s DEEM Database?

Published on: Sep 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
USAID created the Digital Strategy Digital Ecosystem Evidence Map (DEEM) to give us a searchable database and world map of digital development evidence from across the digital ecosystem. DEEM provides USAID staff, implementing...
Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Published on: Sep 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Detailed evidence on disinformation techniques and actionable insights on misinformation networks is scarce in African countries. This hampers traditional civil society watchdogs or investigative media from proactively exposing...
Does Digital Development Foster Adverse Digital Incorporation?

Does Digital Development Foster Adverse Digital Incorporation?

Published on: Sep 22 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Digital systems are significantly associated with inequality in the global South. That association has traditionally been understood in terms of the digital divide or related terminologies whose core conceptualization is...
Introducing the Artificial Intelligence Ethics Playbook from GSMA

Introducing the Artificial Intelligence Ethics Playbook from GSMA

Published on: Sep 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Artificial intelligence is a powerful, emerging force that is transforming business and society. The potential of these technologies to unlock benefits for organisations and society is only beginning to be seen. AI can help...
Apply Now: $25,000 for Your Technology Nonprofit Startup

Apply Now: $25,000 for Your Technology Nonprofit Startup

Published on: Sep 19 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Technology nonprofits look like typical tech startups—they build tech products—and have selected a nonprofit structure because they are building for impact instead of profit. Two great examples of tech nonprofit organizations...
Starting Now on Digital Transformation for Ukraine Reconstruction

Starting Now on Digital Transformation for Ukraine Reconstruction

Published on: Sep 15 2022 by Troy Etulain - Leave a Comment
When the war in Ukraine comes to an end (hopefully with Ukraine having recovered all of its territory, including Crimea), Western countries are likely to provide a massive aid package to help rebuild Ukrainian infrastructure,...
How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution

How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution

Published on: Sep 14 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The following is an excerpt from Russell Southwood’s new book, Africa 2.0 – Inside a Continent’s Communications Revolution, an ambitious 35-year history of the impact of mobile and internet on Sub-Saharan Africa. RSVP...
Apply Now: $250,000 for Climate Technology Startup Companies

Apply Now: $250,000 for Climate Technology Startup Companies

Published on: Sep 12 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Entrepreneurs are hammering out innovations in every corner of the world, and many projects show great promise in combating climate change. Sensor technology can measure invisible pollutants that harm our health, and the...
How to Address Disinformation in Eastern and Central Europe

How to Address Disinformation in Eastern and Central Europe

Published on: Sep 08 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
 The Russian invasion and war in Ukraine has accelerated already existing propaganda and disinformation campaigns throughout Eastern and Central Europe. Together with cyberattacks and other digital incursions, this makes...