Practical Insights on Technology for ICT4D Projects

Aid Evolved Podcast: What to Do When Government Says No

Aid Evolved Podcast: What to Do When Government Says No

Published on: Apr 17 2021 by Rowena Luk - Leave a Comment
  Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and health. Every two weeks we’ll bring you a new episode about doing good, better. Our conversations...
10 Tips for Better Remote Data Collection with Mobile Phone Surveys

10 Tips for Better Remote Data Collection with Mobile Phone Surveys

Published on: Mar 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Many international development organizations invest heavily in phone-based surveys to gather high-quality feedback and project evaluation data. When done correctly,...
New OpenLMIS Public-Private Partnership for Open Source Sustainability

New OpenLMIS Public-Private Partnership for Open Source Sustainability

Published on: Mar 17 2021 by Guest Writer - 10 Comments
OpenLMIS is looking toward the future. After launching in 2012 in two countries, OpenLMIS has grown to serve over 11,000 health facilities across 9 African countries....
New Toolkit: How to Apply Artificial Intelligence Ethically in Your Programs

New Toolkit: How to Apply Artificial Intelligence Ethically in Your Programs

Published on: Mar 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
As decision making and recommendations become increasingly algorithmically automated, it is critical that we are intentional about producing more fair development...
The ICT4D Guilty Pleasure: Reinventing Digital Wheels for Donors

The ICT4D Guilty Pleasure: Reinventing Digital Wheels for Donors

Published on: Feb 18 2021 by Nadia Andrada - 28 Comments
We are all familiar with the concept of reinventing the flat tire in digital development. That’s when we repackage a known failure as new innovation, usually...
Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Apply Now: $6,500 Funding for Open Source Humanitarian Projects

Published on: Feb 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Open source software projects in the humanitarian aid sector often need programming, technical writing, and graphic design skills to produce high-quality solutions....
6 Takeaways From COVID-19 Remote Data Collection in Rural DRC

6 Takeaways From COVID-19 Remote Data Collection in Rural DRC

Published on: Feb 11 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Helping USAID ensure accountability and results through monitoring, evaluation, and learning (ME&L) presented a multitude of challenges this year. The COVID-19...
New USAID Guide: How to Manage Artificial Intelligence Projects in International Development

New USAID Guide: How to Manage Artificial Intelligence Projects in International Development

Published on: Feb 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
As machine learning applications become more widely adopted, so does optimism for the ability for artificial intelligence to reshape the development sector, from...
What to Do About Racist Hardware in Digital Development?

What to Do About Racist Hardware in Digital Development?

Published on: Feb 04 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In an astonishing letter to the editor published in the December 17, 2020, edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), a group of five doctors from the...
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...