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Apply Now: $500,000 USAID Grants for Internet Connectivity and Digital Financial Services

Apply Now: $500,000 USAID Grants for Internet Connectivity and Digital Financial Services

Published on: Feb 19 2024 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Advancing a competitive, innovative, and secure marketplace for Internet connectivity and digital financial services in low- and middle-income countries is crucial...
Please Give USAID Your Feedback on the AI in Global Development Playbook

Please Give USAID Your Feedback on the AI in Global Development Playbook

Published on: Feb 15 2024 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Artificial intelligence technologies can foster greater efficiency and accelerated development results across a variety of sectors and contexts, whether in agriculture,...
12 Examples of African Government National ICT Policy Documents

12 Examples of African Government National ICT Policy Documents

Published on: Feb 14 2024 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In today’s digital age, the development of national Information and Communication Technology (ICT) policies are crucial for African countries progress and...
Apply Now: MEST Entrepreneurship Training Program for Africans

Apply Now: MEST Entrepreneurship Training Program for Africans

Published on: Feb 12 2024 by Wayan Vota - 11 Comments
Digital skills and technology solutions are more critical for African economies as they embrace digital transformation. Countries are positioning themselves as...
Apply Now: $5,000 Seed Grants for African Startup Business Entrepreneurs

Apply Now: $5,000 Seed Grants for African Startup Business Entrepreneurs

Published on: Feb 05 2024 by Wayan Vota - 146 Comments
Seed funding for business entrepreneurs in Africa is vital for catalyzing economic growth and fostering innovation across a continent brimming with potential. Start-up...
Please Your Submit Session Ideas Now: Global Digital Development Forum 2024

Please Your Submit Session Ideas Now: Global Digital Development Forum 2024

Published on: Feb 01 2024 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Please Submit Session Ideas Now for the hybrid Global Digital Development Forum on June 12-13, 2024. The 2024 Global Digital Development Forum is celebrating its...
Apply Now: $2 Million for Research to Control Artificial Intelligence

Apply Now: $2 Million for Research to Control Artificial Intelligence

Published on: Jan 29 2024 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Artificial intelligence systems that are much smarter than humans could arrive in the next 10 years. To manage potential risks these systems could pose, we need...
10 Examples of Successful African e-Government Digital Services

10 Examples of Successful African e-Government Digital Services

Published on: Jan 24 2024 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
What are African e-Government Services? African countries are implementing a diverse range of e-Government services, aiming to improve service delivery, enhance...
Apply Now: €250,000 for Your Food Security Technology Solution

Apply Now: €250,000 for Your Food Security Technology Solution

Published on: Jan 22 2024 by Wayan Vota - 19 Comments
In recent years, Africa has faced significant challenges in achieving food security, a situation exacerbated by factors such as climate change, population growth,...
What the Top 10 ICTworks Themes of 2023 Say About ICT4D in 2024

What the Top 10 ICTworks Themes of 2023 Say About ICT4D in 2024

Published on: Jan 18 2024 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What the Top 10 ICTworks Themes of 2023 Say About ICT4D in 2024
I started ICTworks fifteen (15!) years ago to engage ICT4D leaders. Now this humble site is the blog of record for the digital development community. We have 25,000...