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How to Spend $800,000 on Facebook to Influence African Elections

How to Spend $800,000 on Facebook to Influence African Elections

Published on: May 30 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Recently, Facebook announced it removed 265 fake Facebook and Instagram accounts, Facebook Pages, Groups and events involved in a coordinated attempt to influence...
Apply Now: $150,000 Seed Funding for Your Social Venture from Orange

Apply Now: $150,000 Seed Funding for Your Social Venture from Orange

Published on: May 20 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $150,000 Seed Funding for Your Social Venture from Orange
There are thousands of innovative and socially responsible business projects in Africa and the Middle East, yet too few are known outside of the small circles where...
New USAID Guide: How to Use Data Responsibly in International Development

New USAID Guide: How to Use Data Responsibly in International Development

Published on: May 13 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on New USAID Guide: How to Use Data Responsibly in International Development
As development practitioners, we have a responsibility to the people impacted by our programming, to local governments and partners, and to our own organizations...
Heads Up! USAID CIO Wants to Review All Your Technology Contracts

Heads Up! USAID CIO Wants to Review All Your Technology Contracts

Published on: Apr 18 2019 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
On March 21, 2019, USAID posted to the Federal Registry a proposed rule that would amend the USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), which is derived from the Federal...
6 Data-Driven Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2019

6 Data-Driven Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2019

Published on: Apr 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 6 Data-Driven Reasons to Join Us at SwitchPoint 2019
Please register now to join your peers and colleagues at SwitchPoint 2019, where humanitarian innovation, global health & technology collide on April 25-26,...
How to Use the Digital Principles to Evaluate ICT4D Solutions

How to Use the Digital Principles to Evaluate ICT4D Solutions

Published on: Apr 10 2019 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Back in 2014, I was excited to help lead the adoption efforts for the Principles for Digital Development, nine living guidelines that are designed to help integrate...
Wow! 10 Years of ICTworks in Your Inbox

Wow! 10 Years of ICTworks in Your Inbox

Published on: Apr 08 2019 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Thank you, dear readers, for supporting ICTworks as we pass an amazing milestone. 10 years ago today – April 8th, 2009 – we launched ICTworks with a...
Breaking News: USAID Launches $4.1 Million Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Breaking News: USAID Launches $4.1 Million Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Published on: Apr 01 2019 by Bertie Heliograf - 13 Comments
Washington, D.C. – For Immediate Release, April 1, 2019: Today the United States Agency for International Development launches a groundbreaking initiative...
DHIRT: How Donors Will Evaluate Your Digital Health Proposal

DHIRT: How Donors Will Evaluate Your Digital Health Proposal

Published on: Mar 27 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on DHIRT: How Donors Will Evaluate Your Digital Health Proposal
It’s no secret that donors like USAID, DFID, and the Gates Foundation, and national governments struggle to evaluate digital health solutions embedded in program...
What To Do About Uganda’s Social Media and Mobile Money Taxes?

What To Do About Uganda’s Social Media and Mobile Money Taxes?

Published on: Mar 21 2019 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
In July 2018, the Ugandan government instituted a 200 shilling, or about $0.05 per day excise duty on Over-the-Top (OTT) social media and instant messaging services...