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Two Blockchain Use Cases for Self-Sovereign Digital Identities

Two Blockchain Use Cases for Self-Sovereign Digital Identities

Published on: Jan 31 2018 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Of all the emerging technologies that are likely to shape the future of international development, blockchain is certainly at the peak of inflated expectations....
Six Digital Inclusion Insights – Your Weekend Long Reads

Six Digital Inclusion Insights – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Dec 08 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Six Digital Inclusion Insights – Your Weekend Long Reads
UNESCO, in partnership with Pearson, has released ten case studies of digital solutions that are inclusive for people with low skills and low literacy, helping...
Digital Technologies for Resilience in Asia-Pacific

Digital Technologies for Resilience in Asia-Pacific

Published on: Jun 26 2017 by Josh Woodard - 2 Comments
We live in an increasingly volatile and uncertain world. The risks to much of the world’s population that stem from climatic, political, and economic fluctuations...
6 Recommendations for Supporting Women and Girls’ Power, Voice and Influence Through Digital ICTs

6 Recommendations for Supporting Women and Girls’ Power, Voice and Influence Through Digital ICTs

Published on: Apr 25 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 6 Recommendations for Supporting Women and Girls’ Power, Voice and Influence Through Digital ICTs
What does the empirical evidence tell us about the types of interventions most likely to enable women and girls to use digital ICTs in ways that increase their...
How to Reduce Misinformation with ICTs in Rural Kenya

How to Reduce Misinformation with ICTs in Rural Kenya

Published on: May 27 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Reduce Misinformation with ICTs in Rural Kenya
Misinformation poses a problem to development both in the developed and developing world. With the rise of ICTs, particularly social media, misinformation is propagated...
E-agriculture Strategy Guide From the FAO and ITU

E-agriculture Strategy Guide From the FAO and ITU

Published on: May 25 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
E-agriculture is about designing, developing and applying innovative ways to use ICTs in the rural domain, with a primary focus on agriculture. E-agriculture offers...
Is Digital Citizen Engagement a Game-Changer or a Digital Distraction?

Is Digital Citizen Engagement a Game-Changer or a Digital Distraction?

Published on: Mar 28 2016 by Matt Haikin - Comments Off on Is Digital Citizen Engagement a Game-Changer or a Digital Distraction?
Digital Citizen Engagement (DCE) is the buzzword of the moment. Whether it’s using technology to enhance participatory budgeting, creating SMS feedback systems...
The Surprising Reality of Mobile Money Around the World

The Surprising Reality of Mobile Money Around the World

Published on: Feb 24 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Surprising Reality of Mobile Money Around the World
Mobile money has done more to extend the reach of financial services in the last decade than traditional “bricks and mortar” banking has in the last century. This...
Top Tips for Converting Paper Forms to Digital Mobile Forms

Top Tips for Converting Paper Forms to Digital Mobile Forms

Published on: Sep 07 2015 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
  As mobile data collection tools become more user-friendly and smartphones/tablets become more affordable, international development practitioners are increasingly...
The ICT4D Opportunities and Challenges in Child-Centric Development

The ICT4D Opportunities and Challenges in Child-Centric Development

Published on: Jul 08 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Children, ICT and Development, a report for the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, by the ICT4D Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London and Jigsaw...