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We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Catholic Relief Services - 9 Comments
The humanitarian sector provides a unique opportunity to scale advanced approaches.  Having worked as a researcher and as a humanitarian program manager there...
We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

Published on: Jun 24 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment
Recently, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted the eagerly awaited General Comment 25 on ‘children’s rights in relation to the digital environment’....
Register Now: $4 Billion in USAID Funding for African Country Programs

Register Now: $4 Billion in USAID Funding for African Country Programs

Published on: Jun 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 26 Comments
The official USAID Business Forecast lists over $4 Billion in new funding for programs to improve health, education, agriculture, and civil society in 20 countries...
The Right to Repair Technology Solutions is a Development Issue

The Right to Repair Technology Solutions is a Development Issue

Published on: Jun 18 2021 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Who owns the device you are reading this blog post on? It may seem like a straightforward question until a power surge fries a key circuit or a stray elbow knocks...
Digital Health Centre of Excellence for COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Digital Health Centre of Excellence for COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Published on: May 20 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
As countries are operationalizing their COVID-19 pandemic response plans, including National Deployment and Vaccination Plans for COVID-19 vaccines, the need for...
Is “Digital Self-Care” the Best Term for Direct-to-Client Digital Health Services?

Is “Digital Self-Care” the Best Term for Direct-to-Client Digital Health Services?

Published on: May 13 2021 by Guest Writer - 14 Comments
  Engaging and mobilizing communities to be agents of their own health outcomes is one of the foundational tenets of primary health care, and a major opportunity...
Apply Now! $843 Million in USAID Funding for African Organizations

Apply Now! $843 Million in USAID Funding for African Organizations

Published on: May 03 2021 by Wayan Vota - 58 Comments
The official USAID Business Forecast lists over $843 million in new funding opportunities for African organizations this year. USAID will be buying services from...
Please RSVP Now! GDDF 2021 Agenda is Awesome in English, French, and Spanish

Please RSVP Now! GDDF 2021 Agenda is Awesome in English, French, and Spanish

Published on: Apr 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Please RSVP Now to join over 5,000 international development practitioners and technology experts at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5, 2021 brought...
Have You Experienced Gender Inequity in Artificial Intelligence Applications?

Have You Experienced Gender Inequity in Artificial Intelligence Applications?

Published on: Apr 08 2021 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
USAID wants your feedback – Please share your ideas in the comments.  For women, hurdles are everywhere. Despite the critical role women play in societies,...
Breaking News: Bezos and Musk Launch New USAID Public Private Partnership

Breaking News: Bezos and Musk Launch New USAID Public Private Partnership

Published on: Apr 01 2021 by Bertie Heliograf - 14 Comments
Washington, D.C. – For Immediate Release, April 1, 2019: Today marks the start of a new era in international development with a unique public-private partnership...