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6 Ways to Start Decolonizing Data for Development Today

6 Ways to Start Decolonizing Data for Development Today

Published on: Jun 30 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
If you work in data for development, you have likely heard about the potential of “data for good”. You might have even attended a webinar on how taking a more...
Introducing the Health Data Governance Principles

Introducing the Health Data Governance Principles

Published on: Jun 29 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
 As technology is rapidly changing the world we live in, health systems around the world are increasingly using the power of digitisation. When utilised appropriately,...
Why We Need This New Tool to Measure Internet Resilience

Why We Need This New Tool to Measure Internet Resilience

Published on: Jun 22 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear that the Internet plays a critical role in society, and it’s underlined the importance of reliable Internet connectivity...
6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage

6 Digital Competency Areas for Mobile Phone Usage

Published on: Jun 22 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
A framework that maps key digital competencies and proficiency levels can be a valuable way to support the design and assessment of mobile digital skills strategies...
IVR is the Killer App for Development Service Customer Acquisition

IVR is the Killer App for Development Service Customer Acquisition

Published on: Jun 16 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In low and middle income countries, ICT4D interventions have been used to improve outcomes in sectors such as health, agriculture, and education. Several such interventions...
6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

Published on: Jun 15 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Sub-Saharan Africa has the largest area of arable uncultivated land in the world and a youthful population of almost 60 percent under the age of 25, which is expected...
Digital Inclusion is Not Just an Add-on for Tech Policy and Development

Digital Inclusion is Not Just an Add-on for Tech Policy and Development

Published on: Jun 09 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The tech world is abuzz about the possibilities that Web3 and the metaverse can offer. Yet, approximately 2.2 billion people living with visual impairments stand...
The Benefits of Central Bank Digital Currencies for African Countries

The Benefits of Central Bank Digital Currencies for African Countries

Published on: Jun 08 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The evolution of money and payment systems delivers is creating new opportunities and business models alongside new challenges. As economies are becoming more digital,...
How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services

How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services

Published on: Jun 02 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Accurate constituent identification is a fundamental building block for every intervention across healthcare, finance, education, and more. Yet, one billion people...
USAID Artificial Intelligence Action Plan: Responsible AI in Development

USAID Artificial Intelligence Action Plan: Responsible AI in Development

Published on: Jun 01 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are increasingly prevalent in our lives—from digital voice assistants to personalized advertising and entertainment...