Practical Insights on Reports for ICT4D Projects

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...
How to Implement an ICT4D Strategy in an International Development Organization

How to Implement an ICT4D Strategy in an International Development Organization

Published on: May 27 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Implement an ICT4D Strategy in an International Development Organization
The growing access to information and communication technologies in developing communities is having a transformative effect on the way in which international relief...
How ICT Can Have Socioeconomic Impact on Base of the Pyramid Consumers

How ICT Can Have Socioeconomic Impact on Base of the Pyramid Consumers

Published on: May 06 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
ICT has long been talked about as a lever that would enable developing countries – and particularly the least developed ones – to take “shortcuts”...
The Linkages Between Technology And Democracy in Myanmar

The Linkages Between Technology And Democracy in Myanmar

Published on: Jan 05 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Only about 10 to 15 percent of people in Myanmar own a mobile phone today, but Myanmar may become the first country ever to leapfrog over the simple stick phone...
The Emerging Opportunities for M&E in a Tech-Enabled World

The Emerging Opportunities for M&E in a Tech-Enabled World

Published on: Sep 29 2014 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on The Emerging Opportunities for M&E in a Tech-Enabled World
The past few years have seen dramatic advances in the use of hand-held devices (phones and tablets) for program monitoring and for survey data collection. Progress...
What Are the Industry’s Top ICT Hardware Challenges?

What Are the Industry’s Top ICT Hardware Challenges?

Published on: Aug 11 2014 by Danielle Schulkin - 2 Comments
You are in a minority. Yes, you. I single you out because, as you read this article online (perhaps on a phone or a tablet or even a MacBook Pro), you are part of...