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ICTworks features posts on the use of information and communication technologies for development, including:

  • Case studies and success stories: ICTworks highlights the impact of specific ICT4D projects or initiatives, and discusses the challenges and lessons learned from implementing them.
  • Research and analysis: We delve into the latest research on digital development, discussing the results of studies or analyses and exploring the implications for practitioners and policymakers.
  • Opinion pieces: Guest writers offer their perspective as experts and practitioners on a range of issues related to ICT4D, such as the role of technology in development, the challenges of implementing digital projects, or the importance of sustainability in development efforts.
  • News and updates: Blog posts provide updates on the latest developments in the field, including new projects, research findings, and events.
  • Practical resources and guides: We publish tips, tools, and resources for practitioners working in digital development, such as guidance on how to design and implement ICT4D projects, or how to measure the impact of digital initiatives.
How Natural Language Processing Can Predict Election Violence in Kenya

How Natural Language Processing Can Predict Election Violence in Kenya

Published on: Apr 17 2024 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Scholars and practitioners have contributed much to our understanding of the broader macro drivers of violence in fragile settings. They identify how shocks interact...
Winning Funding Proposals Written by Generative AI: Should That Matter to You?

Winning Funding Proposals Written by Generative AI: Should That Matter to You?

Published on: Apr 11 2024 by Wayan Vota - 11 Comments
Generative AI is getting better every day. We now have ChatGPT4, Claude 3, Gemini, Perplexity, and whole gamut of specialized GenAI tools that await your discovery....
Please Register Now for GDDF 2024: Join These Exciting Sessions

Please Register Now for GDDF 2024: Join These Exciting Sessions

Published on: Apr 09 2024 by Sponsored Post - Leave a Comment
Register Now for the Global Digital Development Forum this June 12-13! GDDF Global is FREE to attend virtually GDDF DC has an early bird discount until Monday,...
Apply Now: Mozilla Senior Fellowship for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence

Apply Now: Mozilla Senior Fellowship for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence

Published on: Apr 08 2024 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Building sustained political power is an important task for civil society organizations to shift the public narrative on artificial intelligence and promote trustworthy...
Breaking News: Bill Gates Sacks Foundation Staff for Generative AI Copilot

Breaking News: Bill Gates Sacks Foundation Staff for Generative AI Copilot

Published on: Apr 01 2024 by Bertie Heliograf - 20 Comments
Seattle, WA. – For Immediate Release, April 1, 2024: Today marks the start of a new era in international development. In a stunning move, Bill Gates, co-chair...
Please Give USAID Your Feedback on the Global AI Research Agenda

Please Give USAID Your Feedback on the Global AI Research Agenda

Published on: Mar 28 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The rapid development of artificial intelligence technologies is taking place in a highly-connected global context, in which funding, data, talent, and computing...
How to Have Long-Term Hackathon Engagement and Success

How to Have Long-Term Hackathon Engagement and Success

Published on: Mar 14 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Have Long-Term Hackathon Engagement and Success
Time-based events, such as hackathons, codefests, and app contests have become a global phenomenon attracting thousands of participants to hundreds of events every...
Introducing ICTworks Answer Bot: Ask Your ICT4D Questions and GenAI Will Answer Them

Introducing ICTworks Answer Bot: Ask Your ICT4D Questions and GenAI Will Answer Them

Published on: Mar 07 2024 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
I’ve published ICTworks for the last 15 years(!) to answer the many questions we all have on how to use information and communication technology for better...
Please Give USAID Your Feedback on National Digital Health Programs

Please Give USAID Your Feedback on National Digital Health Programs

Published on: Mar 06 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
USAID is publishing this Request for Information (RFI) to better understand how to advance partner countries’ national health information systems (HIS), digital...
Fatima: An Ethically-Driven Approach to Your Data Collection and Research Needs

Fatima: An Ethically-Driven Approach to Your Data Collection and Research Needs

Published on: Feb 29 2024 by Sponsored Post - 1 Comment
A record 110 million people now require humanitarian assistance, as highlighted in the UNHCR’s Global Trends report released in June 2023. Understanding their...