Practical Insights on Technology for ICT4D Projects

12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems

12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems

Published on: Dec 01 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The AI4D – Digital and Biometric Identity Systems policy paper examines issues emerging around the deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Digital and...
Apply Now: $900,000 for African Natural Language Processing Projects

Apply Now: $900,000 for African Natural Language Processing Projects

Published on: Nov 24 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The ability to communicate and be understood in one’s own language is fundamental to digital and societal inclusion. Natural language processing techniques...
New USAID Cybersecurity Primer for Digital Development Programs

New USAID Cybersecurity Primer for Digital Development Programs

Published on: Nov 18 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The USAID Cybersecurity Primer introduces the concept of cybersecurity as a development challenge, presents opportunities to integrate cybersecurity in programming,...
How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

Published on: Nov 17 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
It is now axiomatic that the mass diffusion of the internet and its ancillary digital technologies have created an alternative space for the widespread and ‘unrestricted’...
5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

Published on: Oct 28 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection
Over the years, we’ve found that one specific area of the research life cycle – informed consent – needs serious improvement. The consent process...
Apply Now: $800,000 for IPv6 Deployment in the Asia Pacific Region

Apply Now: $800,000 for IPv6 Deployment in the Asia Pacific Region

Published on: Oct 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
IPv6 address space is a public resource that must be managed in a prudent manner for the long-term interests of Internet access. Responsible address space management...
Which Digital Development Solution is Best for Your Humanitarian Project?

Which Digital Development Solution is Best for Your Humanitarian Project?

Published on: Oct 21 2021 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
If you work for a global humanitarian organization, you probably know the challenges in finding accurate, complete, reliable, and up to date data on digital development...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Published on: Oct 18 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Systemic gender, racial and intersectional bias sit at the core of current artificial intelligence processes born in the North, replicated in the South. There is...
How to Explain Data Standards and Interoperability in Digital Health

How to Explain Data Standards and Interoperability in Digital Health

Published on: Oct 07 2021 by Tech Change - 2 Comments
 Phases like data interoperability, open standards, and health information exchange are often used in digital health, but like many hype cycle buzzwords, there...
12 Ways to Manage Digital Risks to Refugee Community Connectivity

12 Ways to Manage Digital Risks to Refugee Community Connectivity

Published on: Oct 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 12 Ways to Manage Digital Risks to Refugee Community Connectivity
Connectivity initiatives, which entail the provision of internet and mobile access, can positively impact the lives of crisis-affected people, especially refugees,...