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Apply Now: $200,000 for African Digital Reading and eBook Solutions 

Apply Now: $200,000 for African Digital Reading and eBook Solutions 

Published on: Jul 13 2020 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The novel coronavirus pandemic impact on education is profound. The near-universal lockdown of 190 countries has closed schools and universities, affecting more...
Lessons Learned Measuring, Evaluating, and Learning with Big Data

Lessons Learned Measuring, Evaluating, and Learning with Big Data

Published on: Jul 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The world today is more connected, interdependent, and data-rich than at any time in human history. Yet we increasingly see populations divided into those who benefit...
Apply Now: $10 Million for COVID-19 Response Data Science Solutions

Apply Now: $10 Million for COVID-19 Response Data Science Solutions

Published on: Jul 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The novel coronavirus global pandemic is affecting global society in profound ways and will require new and innovative approaches. Beyond the impacts on public...
Apply Now: $1 Million to Improve Literacy Tech for Children with Disabilities

Apply Now: $1 Million to Improve Literacy Tech for Children with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 06 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
More than 93 million children globally have a disability, and at least 90 percent of those residing in countries with high poverty levels do not attend school....
Apply Now: $150,000 Grants for Community Internet Services Solutions

Apply Now: $150,000 Grants for Community Internet Services Solutions

Published on: Jun 29 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
There is still digital divide around the world, regardless of how many people have access to mobile phones, 3G wireless coverage, or community telecenters. As the...
New USAID Guide: Remote Monitoring Processes for COVID-19 Response

New USAID Guide: Remote Monitoring Processes for COVID-19 Response

Published on: Jun 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In the current operating environment, USAID and implementing partners face new challenges in deploying programs, monitoring progress, collecting data, and tracking...
Apply Now: $25,000 for COVID-19 Digital Detect and Protect Solutions

Apply Now: $25,000 for COVID-19 Digital Detect and Protect Solutions

Published on: Jun 22 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
COVID-19 is an unprecedented global health and humanitarian emergency. It threatens to create devastating social, economic, and political crises that could leave...
Showcase Your Digital Agriculture Impact to USAID and Gates Foundation

Showcase Your Digital Agriculture Impact to USAID and Gates Foundation

Published on: Jun 18 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Share your ICT4Ag knowledge and participate in a new report: Agriculture in the Digital Age The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID’s Bureau for Resilience...
Please Submit Your Session Ideas for Global Digital Health Forum 2020

Please Submit Your Session Ideas for Global Digital Health Forum 2020

Published on: Jun 17 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Please submit your session ideas for the first Virtual Global Digital Health Forum by July 2, 2020. We are shifting the Global Digital Health Forum 2020 to an online...
Apply Now: $10 Million for Artificial Intelligence COVID-19 Digital Response

Apply Now: $10 Million for Artificial Intelligence COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Jun 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
How can we develop and scale responsible and evidence-based artificial intelligence algorithms and data science approaches that support COVID-19 Digital Response...