Practical Insights on Government for ICT4D Projects

New USAID Guide: Cybersecurity Across the Electoral Process

New USAID Guide: Cybersecurity Across the Electoral Process

Published on: Nov 02 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New USAID Guide: Cybersecurity Across the Electoral Process
Since electronic voting technology was first introduced, a variety of new technologies have been developed and integrated into elections around the world, affecting...
We Should Move From Digital Development to Digital Transformation

We Should Move From Digital Development to Digital Transformation

Published on: Oct 27 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
At the recent event exploring How Mobile Phones are Catalyzing an African Revolution, I was excited to hear Christopher Burns expanding on the idea that we are...
10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System

10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System

Published on: Oct 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 Ethical Use Principles for Artificial Intelligence in the UN System
Artificial intelligence has profound and dynamic positive and negative impacts on societies, the environment, ecosystems and human lives, including the human mind,...
4 Considerations When Developing ICT Policies and Regulations

4 Considerations When Developing ICT Policies and Regulations

Published on: Aug 17 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Considerations When Developing ICT Policies and Regulations
In a world dominated by rapid innovation, ICTs are not only accelerators for economic growth, they also provide on ramps for vulnerable populations to participate...
Introducing the USAID Digital Government Model

Introducing the USAID Digital Government Model

Published on: Jul 13 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing the USAID Digital Government Model
The role of digital technology across sectors has become undeniable in recent years and it has transformed most aspects of public and private life, including government....
The Benefits of Central Bank Digital Currencies for African Countries

The Benefits of Central Bank Digital Currencies for African Countries

Published on: Jun 08 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The evolution of money and payment systems delivers is creating new opportunities and business models alongside new challenges. As economies are becoming more digital,...
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 - Comments Off on Introducing the 6 Principles for Subnational Data Use for Development
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...