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Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum 2021 – A Commitment to Global ICT4D Community

Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum 2021 – A Commitment to Global ICT4D Community

Published on: Jan 13 2021 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
We came together online last May to celebrate the global ICT4D community at the start of COVID-19 Digital Response for the first Global Digital Development Forum. GDDF...
Ghana’s Supply Chain Control Tower Success in Public Health

Ghana’s Supply Chain Control Tower Success in Public Health

Published on: Jan 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
The Control Tower concept has existed for a while in global supply chains. Control Towers are agile cloud computing platforms that provide actionable, granular...
New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

Published on: Dec 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework
Global health is a priority for USAID as the Agency works to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies. Our global health programs are focused...
Apply Now: $3.3 Million in Project Funding to Close Gender Digital Divide

Apply Now: $3.3 Million in Project Funding to Close Gender Digital Divide

Published on: Oct 19 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Digital technologies are revolutionizing the way we access information, financing, and networks—all critical tools for fully participating in the global economy....
How to Protect Digital Privacy and Security During COVID-19 Response

How to Protect Digital Privacy and Security During COVID-19 Response

Published on: Oct 14 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Protect Digital Privacy and Security During COVID-19 Response
What do cyber-attacks, virtual learning platforms, and the spread of misinformation online have in common? All have seen substantial spikes over the past four...
How to Use Digital Payments During COVID-19 Response

How to Use Digital Payments During COVID-19 Response

Published on: Oct 07 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Use Digital Payments During COVID-19 Response
The pandemic is affecting the way people interact with money; how much we spend, what we buy, and whether to opt for digital payments. In the US the switch to digital...
How to Responsibly Invest in Digital Development During COVID-19 Response

How to Responsibly Invest in Digital Development During COVID-19 Response

Published on: Sep 30 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Responsibly Invest in Digital Development During COVID-19 Response
COVID-19 has shifted the world to increasingly rely on digital technology to survive; children are using online platforms to learn, people are using digital payment...
Apply Now: $725,000 in Grant Funding for Data Scientists

Apply Now: $725,000 in Grant Funding for Data Scientists

Published on: Aug 24 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
$500,000 Grants for Agricultural Data Analysis Lacuna Fund provides data scientists with the resources they need to produce new labeled datasets to address underserved...
Inform WHO and USAID of Your Digital Health Solution for COVID-19 Response

Inform WHO and USAID of Your Digital Health Solution for COVID-19 Response

Published on: Aug 12 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Inform WHO and USAID of Your Digital Health Solution for COVID-19 Response
USAID is conducting a mapping of all existing digital health software platforms, with a particular focus tools that can be adapted for COVID-19 digital response...
Apply Now: $1 Million to Improve Literacy Tech for Children with Disabilities

Apply Now: $1 Million to Improve Literacy Tech for Children with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 06 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
More than 93 million children globally have a disability, and at least 90 percent of those residing in countries with high poverty levels do not attend school....