Practical Insights on Government for ICT4D Projects

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...
New USAID Digital Ecosystem Framework for International Development

New USAID Digital Ecosystem Framework for International Development

Published on: Sep 29 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Digital technologies are becoming more accessible and have brought the promise of enormous benefits from digitalization. These tools and services can advance freedom...
5 Lessons Learned From Investing in Libraries for National Development

5 Lessons Learned From Investing in Libraries for National Development

Published on: Jun 30 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Beyond Access was the first major global attempt to connect the international development and public library worlds. Taking the form of a series of projects in...
Please Give Feedback on USAID Development Information Solution Pilot

Please Give Feedback on USAID Development Information Solution Pilot

Published on: Jun 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
 USAID is creating a Development Information Solution (DIS) – an Agency-wide portfolio management system to produce high quality, readily available development...
Status of Government Policy Progress on Internet Connectivity Prices

Status of Government Policy Progress on Internet Connectivity Prices

Published on: Jan 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
COVID-19 digital response has laid bare the scale and consequences of the digital divide and underlined the urgent need to find solutions to digital inequality. Governments...
Apply Now: $185,000 Startup Tech Innovation Grants in Uganda, Nigeria

Apply Now: $185,000 Startup Tech Innovation Grants in Uganda, Nigeria

Published on: Jan 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
UGX 640 Million UNICEF Uganda Innovation Fund UNICEF Uganda has launched an Innovation Fund Challenge to leverage the disruptive power of technology and enhance...
5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief

5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief

Published on: Nov 12 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief
Many countries have launched unprecedented relief packages to cushion the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Information is still limited on how...
3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

3 Ways Aadhaar Data Reinforce Existing Digital Inequalities in India

Published on: Oct 22 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Digital identity as a tool of governance promises the inclusion of the marginalised and undocumented populations. There are major efforts globally under programs...
New Report: How Korea Used ICT to Flatten the COVID-19 Curve

New Report: How Korea Used ICT to Flatten the COVID-19 Curve

Published on: Apr 22 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The world is facing an unprecedented economic, social and political crisis with the spread of COVID-19. The Republic of Korea is no exception. Korea had a surge...