Practical Insights on Academic Research

We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

We Need a Humanitarian Data Analytics Group to Share Automated Models

Published on: Jul 22 2021 by Catholic Relief Services - 9 Comments
The humanitarian sector provides a unique opportunity to scale advanced approaches.  Having worked as a researcher and as a humanitarian program manager there...
Why Rwanda Beat Tanzania in UAV Drone Regulation and Experimentation

Why Rwanda Beat Tanzania in UAV Drone Regulation and Experimentation

Published on: Jun 03 2021 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Around the world, governments are wrestling with the dilemma of how best to re-regulate airspace to control and selectively facilitate commercial drone activity....
Apply Now: $1.7 Million for African Artificial Intelligence PhD Scholarships

Apply Now: $1.7 Million for African Artificial Intelligence PhD Scholarships

Published on: Apr 12 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are outstanding African graduate students doing exceptional artificial intelligence research across the African continent. They need support to become the...
Apply Now: $58 Million for African Data Science & Health Research Grants

Apply Now: $58 Million for African Data Science & Health Research Grants

Published on: Oct 26 2020 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
In the next decade, rapid advances in data science are expected to transform biomedical and behavioral research and lead to improved health for individuals and...
Showcase Your Digital Agriculture Impact to USAID and Gates Foundation

Showcase Your Digital Agriculture Impact to USAID and Gates Foundation

Published on: Jun 18 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Share your ICT4Ag knowledge and participate in a new report: Agriculture in the Digital Age The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID’s Bureau for Resilience...
Apply Now: $30,000 Google Africa PhD Fellowships in Computer Science

Apply Now: $30,000 Google Africa PhD Fellowships in Computer Science

Published on: Mar 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
There are outstanding graduate students doing exceptional and innovative research in areas relevant to computer science and related fields across the African continent....
The Five Key Drivers of Digital Health Adoption by Health Workers

The Five Key Drivers of Digital Health Adoption by Health Workers

Published on: Nov 20 2019 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The adoption of digital health in Ghana has been slower than expected, compared with the fast adoption of ICT in other important areas of business and social life....
Do We Have Too Many Theories in Digital Development?

Do We Have Too Many Theories in Digital Development?

Published on: Sep 19 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Do We Have Too Many Theories in Digital Development?
Theory of this, theory of that. It often feels as if we have a theory for everything in international development, and in ICT4D as a subset of overall development...
How Engineers Can Leverage Internet of Things for Better Development Interventions

How Engineers Can Leverage Internet of Things for Better Development Interventions

Published on: Sep 16 2019 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Typically, an engineer’s role in addressing global poverty challenges has often been confined to the engineering problem facing community, regional or national...
The Main Drivers of Mobile Phone Ownership Will Surprise You

The Main Drivers of Mobile Phone Ownership Will Surprise You

Published on: Aug 14 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on The Main Drivers of Mobile Phone Ownership Will Surprise You
Mobile phone services were introduced in Nigeria in 2001. Yet, we still don’t really know who owns a mobile phone in Africa’s most populous country....