Practical Insights on Government for ICT4D Projects

Introducing the 6 Principles for Subnational Data Use for Development

Introducing the 6 Principles for Subnational Data Use for Development

Published on: May 18 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Calls for more inclusive development activity, aligned with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and an increasingly complex set of development actors...
How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide

How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide

Published on: Mar 23 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide
Ten years ago, Bangladesh’s health information system was paper-based and built in a disorganised manner around the unique needs of different programmes and...
6 African Governments Are Conducting Illegal Digital Surveillance of Citizens

6 African Governments Are Conducting Illegal Digital Surveillance of Citizens

Published on: Mar 17 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The right to privacy and to private communications is a fundamental human right that is enshrined in African constitutions, international human rights conventions...
Mapping Trends in African Government Internet Freedom Restrictions

Mapping Trends in African Government Internet Freedom Restrictions

Published on: Mar 16 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Mapping Trends in African Government Internet Freedom Restrictions
Internet freedom in Africa has been on the decline over the past years with several countries continually adopting aggressive and sophisticated measures that...
7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries

7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries

Published on: Mar 10 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries
Efforts to establish or improve national identification systems in Africa have coincided with the increasing deployment of mobile technology. This has led to the...
Aid Evolved Podcast: Why Is It So Hard for Local Organizations to Manage USAID Funding?

Aid Evolved Podcast: Why Is It So Hard for Local Organizations to Manage USAID Funding?

Published on: Mar 05 2022 by Rowena Luk - Comments Off on Aid Evolved Podcast: Why Is It So Hard for Local Organizations to Manage USAID Funding?
Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and global health. Every two weeks we bring you a new episode about doing good, better. We speak first-hand...
How to Guide: USAID Digital Ecosystem Country Assessment Toolkit

How to Guide: USAID Digital Ecosystem Country Assessment Toolkit

Published on: Jan 19 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The rapid development and adoption of digital technology are transforming how people worldwide access information, goods, and services. Digital development is quickly...
Apply Now: €160,750 for African Civic Participation Technology Innovations

Apply Now: €160,750 for African Civic Participation Technology Innovations

Published on: Dec 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There is an acute need for meaningful participation by African citizens in addressing and solving governance and development challenges across the continent. Civic...
What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

Published on: Oct 14 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
What does the public know about transparency and safeguards in the procurement and deployment of Digital Technology Systems in Africa, including biometric identification,...
How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

Published on: Sep 30 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Civic space remains open in only two of Africa’s 54 countries. The reduction in safe public spaces in which democratic debate can take place represents a breach...