Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Apply Now: $350,000 to Advance African Digital and Human Rights

Published on: Nov 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
We need digital and human rights initiatives, projects and strategies led by African organizations that contribute towards a healthy internet. New digital solutions that innovate around intersectional approaches that surface...
Apply Now: FREE Masters Degree in Machine Learning for Africans

Apply Now: FREE Masters Degree in Machine Learning for Africans

Published on: Aug 15 2022 by Wayan Vota - 19 Comments
The machine learning revolution offers a unique chance to improve lives without opening up and exacerbating global inequalities – if we widen who works on algorithm innovations and where they are located. Currently,...
6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

Published on: Jun 15 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Sub-Saharan Africa has the largest area of arable uncultivated land in the world and a youthful population of almost 60 percent under the age of 25, which is expected to double by 2050. And while agriculture currently accounts...
Apply Now! $843 Million in USAID Funding for African Organizations

Apply Now! $843 Million in USAID Funding for African Organizations

Published on: May 03 2021 by Wayan Vota - 58 Comments
The official USAID Business Forecast lists over $843 million in new funding opportunities for African organizations this year. USAID will be buying services from hundreds of companies like yours to improve health, education,...
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 next generation of machine learning academics and practitioners...
Apply Now: $2 Million CAD for AI for Development Research Labs

Apply Now: $2 Million CAD for AI for Development Research Labs

Published on: Mar 08 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Artificial intelligence applications are profoundly impacting our world. Fueled by the increasing availability of computational power, improved connectivity, and data, machine learning offers innovative ways to promote human...
Apply Now: $250,000 for African Disinformation Technology Solutions

Apply Now: $250,000 for African Disinformation Technology Solutions

Published on: Feb 08 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Disinformation and propaganda pose a threat to trust, cohesion, and security. The menace of fake news can no longer be ignored. Misinformation can divide society, incite violence, and undermine democracy. We need the tools...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012

Published on: Feb 28 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for February 15 – 28, 2012
High Tech Innovation in Africa: My last couple of “bi-weekly links” posts have featured African innovation and hardware creation. It’s been noted that while the ideas and innovation are there, it’s...