How Mobile Broadband Internet Reduced Poverty in Rural Tanzania

How Mobile Broadband Internet Reduced Poverty in Rural Tanzania

Published on: Feb 21 2024 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Enabling universal internet access is deemed as a critical step towards achieving prosperity in developing countries. In line with this target, the digital landscape in Sub- Saharan Africa has been changing drastically with...
4 Reasons Why Telecentres Matter in the Mobile Phone Era

4 Reasons Why Telecentres Matter in the Mobile Phone Era

Published on: Jan 30 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Telecentres Matter in the Mobile Phone Era
In rural areas of Africa, information and communication services provided by telecentres are instrumental in community and national development as well as improving the living standards of people. Telecentres are developmental...
Apply Now: $2 Million for Research to Control Artificial Intelligence

Apply Now: $2 Million for Research to Control Artificial Intelligence

Published on: Jan 29 2024 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Artificial intelligence systems that are much smarter than humans could arrive in the next 10 years. To manage potential risks these systems could pose, we need to solve a key technical problem: superhuman AI alignment (superalignment)....
What Drives Public Sector Adoption of eLearning Practices?

What Drives Public Sector Adoption of eLearning Practices?

Published on: Dec 21 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Drives Public Sector Adoption of eLearning Practices?
The adoption and utilisation of elearning in the public sector appears to be inadequately researched. A systematic review of academic research into Adoption and Utilisation of Workplace E-Learning Practices in Public Sector...
5 Ways Digital Mental Health Tools Can Support Frontline Workers

5 Ways Digital Mental Health Tools Can Support Frontline Workers

Published on: Dec 06 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Ways Digital Mental Health Tools Can Support Frontline Workers
Mental health is a basic human right, and a quality, coordinated mental health care system is necessary for Universal Health Coverage. Despite its critical importance to health and human flourishing, there is a massive mental...
Proven: Education and Mobile Phones Reduce HIV Infections in Women

Proven: Education and Mobile Phones Reduce HIV Infections in Women

Published on: Dec 05 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Proven: Education and Mobile Phones Reduce HIV Infections in Women
  Despite remarkable progress in the fight against HIV, the number of new infections remains unacceptably high, epidemics continue to grow in certain communities, and therefore AIDS continues to be one of the deadliest...
What Are the Three Pillars That Motivate ICT4D Champions?

What Are the Three Pillars That Motivate ICT4D Champions?

Published on: Aug 16 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Are the Three Pillars That Motivate ICT4D Champions?
  The paper, What Motivates ICT4D Champions? seeks to identify the factors that motivate a person who champions ICT4D initiatives. Given the important contributions of ICT4D champions to initiative success, better understanding...
Apply Now: $500,000 Open Research Grants for Internet Studies

Apply Now: $500,000 Open Research Grants for Internet Studies

Published on: May 15 2023 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We need novel research methodologies that generate solutions to Internet-related challenges that is applied and open. Research  that seeks to answer a real-world question and should be openly published and made available...
We Struggle to Make Progress on Meaningful Access to Information

We Struggle to Make Progress on Meaningful Access to Information

Published on: May 04 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Information access is a fundamental driver of many of the goals in the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, yet many countries are struggling to make progress. A new analysis has found that statistical...