Practical Insights on Sustainable Development Goals

Creating Digital Identity Options for an Analog World

Creating Digital Identity Options for an Analog World

Published on: Oct 25 2018 by Guest Writer - 8 Comments
Around the world 250 million children under five didn’t have their birth registered, yet not having something as straightforward as a birth certificate can...
The Mobile Money Revolution in International Remittances

The Mobile Money Revolution in International Remittances

Published on: Aug 27 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
For those living in poverty or in fragile countries, remittances are a lifeline that far surpasses international aid as a source of income. If properly harnessed,...
Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Published on: Jul 23 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Are you working on a digital development solution to support the Sustainable Development Goals in one of the 14 partner countries of the Belgian bilateral cooperation?...
Introducing the Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development

Introducing the Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development

Published on: Jan 29 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries who lack proof of identity may be denied access to rights and services – they may be unable to open...
Apply Now for $312,000 in ICT4D Grants for Africa and Asia

Apply Now for $312,000 in ICT4D Grants for Africa and Asia

Published on: Aug 22 2016 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Finding seed funding to launch ICT4D projects isn’t easy, and we’d like to help! Here’s three grant opportunities and one award program that can...
What is the Role of ICT4D in the Sustainable Development Goals?

What is the Role of ICT4D in the Sustainable Development Goals?

Published on: Jun 10 2016 by T. Ritse Erumi - 2 Comments
Now the Sustainable Development Goals are with us, what are the implications for ICT4D? A recent discussion held by members of the Centre for Development Informatics...
MERL Tech Lessons Not Learned in International Development

MERL Tech Lessons Not Learned in International Development

Published on: Oct 26 2015 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
The world has made several commitments to water and sanitation, starting as far back as the 1970s, and leading up to the recent Sustainable Development Goals. Also...
The Sustainable Development Goals ICT Playbook

The Sustainable Development Goals ICT Playbook

Published on: Sep 28 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The Sustainable Development Goals represent a unique opportunity for the world to work together on 17 critical measures that embody the collective aspirations of...