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What Happened When Liberia Outsourced Education to Private Sector Educators?

What Happened When Liberia Outsourced Education to Private Sector Educators?

Published on: Aug 13 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The Partnership Schools for Liberia (PSL) program is a public-private partnership for school management between the Government of Liberia and nine education contractors:...
4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

Published on: Aug 06 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
One of the first and most important decisions that African entrepreneurs need to make when raising money is deciding what type of capital they need. Fundraising...
Apply Now! $500,000 for Big Data Solutions for Agriculture

Apply Now! $500,000 for Big Data Solutions for Agriculture

Published on: Aug 01 2018 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Do you want to show the power of big data analytics in agriculture? Can you analyze big data to reveal new ways to reduce hunger and poverty? Are you working on...
Apply Now! £300,000 for Technology Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Apply Now! £300,000 for Technology Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Published on: Jul 26 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Are you working on mobile technology solutions to support global humanitarian responses to these two challenging situations: Complex Emergencies – a major...
4 Steps to Access Private Sector Data for Public Goods

4 Steps to Access Private Sector Data for Public Goods

Published on: Jul 25 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
We in the international development sector often have this perception that the private sector is way more advanced than we in the collection, analysis, and use...
Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Published on: Jul 23 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Are you working on a digital development solution to support the Sustainable Development Goals in one of the 14 partner countries of the Belgian bilateral cooperation?...
Apply Now! Over $1 Million in Open Source Software Support from DIAL

Apply Now! Over $1 Million in Open Source Software Support from DIAL

Published on: Jul 19 2018 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Are you working on a Open Source software project in international development that needs support for one or more of these activities: Enterprise-Level Quality...
Please Submit Session Ideas for Global Digital Health Forum 2018

Please Submit Session Ideas for Global Digital Health Forum 2018

Published on: Jul 02 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please Submit Session Ideas for Global Digital Health Forum 2018
Join us for the 5th Annual Global Digital Health Forum on December 10th & 11th at Academy Hall – FHI 360’s Conference Center in the heart of Washington,...
Where Are You in Your Constituents Circle of Trust?

Where Are You in Your Constituents Circle of Trust?

Published on: Jun 28 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
We all have varying circles of trust. We have people close to use that we trust completely, like a spouse or a parent, and we will do what they say even if we don’t...
7 Reasons to Use Call Centers for Data Collection

7 Reasons to Use Call Centers for Data Collection

Published on: Jun 21 2018 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Recently, I was at a meeting that focused on data collection from health clinic operators, school principals, and agricultural extension agents (who are very similar),...