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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.
Who Needs Human Interpreters When You Have Google Translate – Instant Artificial Intelligence Translation?

Who Needs Human Interpreters When You Have Google Translate – Instant Artificial Intelligence Translation?

Published on: Jun 25 2024 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Esperanto is a constructed international language created by L. L. Zamenhof in 1887 as a universal second language for international communication. It’s aim...
Introducing USAID Principles for Educational Technology Investments

Introducing USAID Principles for Educational Technology Investments

Published on: Jun 19 2024 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Today, a range of educational technologies are increasingly ubiquitous in many of the communities where USAID works and are relatively inexpensive for educational...
5 Stages of Digital Adoption by Smallholder Farmers in Southeast Asia

5 Stages of Digital Adoption by Smallholder Farmers in Southeast Asia

Published on: Jun 06 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Stages of Digital Adoption by Smallholder Farmers in Southeast Asia
There are over 70 million small family farms in Southeast Asia. These farming businesses typically face a range of challenges in accessing credit, advice, and markets....
Register Now! GDDF Agenda is Live – Do Not Miss This Event

Register Now! GDDF Agenda is Live – Do Not Miss This Event

Published on: May 21 2024 by Sponsored Post - 2 Comments
The 2024 GDDF Agenda is now live! It features 7 Keynotes, 43 Live Sessions, 30 Lighting Talks, and 30 Tech Demonstrations over two days focusing on the themes of: 21st...
Apply Now: €20 Million in Grants for Digital Democracy Initiatives

Apply Now: €20 Million in Grants for Digital Democracy Initiatives

Published on: May 20 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The digital space has become a central arena for efforts to protect and expand the democratic space. Digital technologies play an increasingly critical role in...
Lessons Learned: I Built a Successful Generative AI Chatbot that Failed

Lessons Learned: I Built a Successful Generative AI Chatbot that Failed

Published on: May 16 2024 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Grab your popcorn! This is gonna be a great crash and burn story about Generative AI success and failure in 2024! I recently built a GenAI chatbot that successfully...
How to Increase Girls Digital Literacy in East Asia and Pacific

How to Increase Girls Digital Literacy in East Asia and Pacific

Published on: May 15 2024 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The recent UNICEF study Girls’ Digital Literacy in East Asia and Pacific Regions, showed that girls and boys across the region are online in huge numbers, but...
Introducing the Updated Principles for Digital Development

Introducing the Updated Principles for Digital Development

Published on: May 08 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Since their inception in 2014, the Principles for Digital Development have been endorsed by over 300 organizations globally – including donors, multilateral...
Find Generative AI Insights in USAID Development Experience Clearinghouse

Find Generative AI Insights in USAID Development Experience Clearinghouse

Published on: May 07 2024 by Sponsored Post - 2 Comments
In the complex world of international development, understanding what works and what doesn’t is crucial to maximizing the impact of foreign aid. Traditionally,...
Introducing the German Federal Government’s Strategy for International Digital Policy

Introducing the German Federal Government’s Strategy for International Digital Policy

Published on: May 01 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing the German Federal Government’s Strategy for International Digital Policy
The global digital age opens up tremendous opportunities – and harbours challenges for all actors. The political and economic power as well as the military capabilities...