Practical Insights on Opportunity for ICT4D Projects

Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award

Published on: Oct 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Win $10,000 in USAID Mobiles for Development in Asia Award
Do you have a mobile service, product, app, or add-on that is being used to address a development challenge in Asia? Do you want the opportunity to promote your...
Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously

Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously

Published on: Oct 15 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on Hey ICT4D, It Is Time We Take Fun Seriously
Five million mobile value-added service subscribers in three months. 25,000 hours of user engagement daily.  All in remote villages in Bihar, one of the most marginalized...
Get Your Dream ICT4D Job

Get Your Dream ICT4D Job

Published on: Oct 06 2014 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Get Your Dream ICT4D Job
Are you looking to join the ICT4D field? Or finding another exciting job in ICT that would take you overseas? Here are a few job openings to consider, and be sure...
Think: A Tigo Rwanda Start-Up Incubator Idea Gone Bad

Think: A Tigo Rwanda Start-Up Incubator Idea Gone Bad

Published on: Aug 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
thinkRwanda is a new mobile application incubator in Kigali, founded by Tigo Rwanda. It is now accepting applications for a first round of start-ups, who will get...
ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

Published on: Jul 18 2014 by Danielle Schulkin - Comments Off on ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT
Destruction, disaster, and drones. ICTs have been helping communities recover from natural disasters for many years, but how effective are they?  What can we...
New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Jul 15 2014 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on New GSMA Guide: Forming Successful Partnerships With Mobile Network Operators
Partnerships are vital to achieving scale, sustainability and success in the M4D sector. A 2014 GSMA Mobile for Development Impact survey of representatives from...
Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Published on: Jul 11 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
Natural disasters hit communities around the world leaving paths of destruction that often take years to rebuild. ICTs are used to manage relief efforts, but how...
4 Best Practices to Bring the World’s Knowledge to Burma

4 Best Practices to Bring the World’s Knowledge to Burma

Published on: Jul 02 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Best Practices to Bring the World’s Knowledge to Burma
Just three years ago, a repressive government and international sanctions had effectively closed Burma to the outside world. Yet over the past few years the country...
6 Ways Development Organisations Can Support Kenyan Tech Startups

6 Ways Development Organisations Can Support Kenyan Tech Startups

Published on: Jun 11 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Ways Development Organisations Can Support Kenyan Tech Startups
The GSMA writes extensively about the social and economic impact connectivity has on people’s lives. Our recent Mobile Economy Sub-Saharan African report highlighted...
Apply Today for ISIF Asia Awards

Apply Today for ISIF Asia Awards

Published on: May 21 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Today for ISIF Asia Awards
The ISIF Asia Awards seek to acknowledge the important contributions ICT innovators have made with creative solutions to the social and economic development of...