4 Social Impact Projects Using Emerging Technologies in Indonesia

4 Social Impact Projects Using Emerging Technologies in Indonesia

Published on: May 11 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 4 Social Impact Projects Using Emerging Technologies in Indonesia
Indonesia is a country that faces various humanitarian challenges, such as natural disasters, conflicts, displacement, poverty, and health crises. To address these challenges, humanitarian actors are using emerging technologies,...
5 Successful USAID Digital Health Solutions for HIV Patients

5 Successful USAID Digital Health Solutions for HIV Patients

Published on: Dec 02 2022 by Bertie Heliograf - Comments Off on 5 Successful USAID Digital Health Solutions for HIV Patients
  According to the USAID Development Experience Clearinghouse, a website that provides access to USAID’s project records and publications, there are various types of technology that can be used to improve healthcare...
Data Misuse is a Timeless Problem in Development

Data Misuse is a Timeless Problem in Development

Published on: Nov 17 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In the research paper, “Datafication, Power and Control in Development: A Historical Perspective on the Perils and Longevity of Data“, Katarzyna Cieslik and Dániel Margócsy argued that a long-term historical...
Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries

Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries

Published on: Nov 16 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries
In assessing the various laws and policies, CIPESA’s new report – Privacy Imperilled: Analysis of Surveillance, Encryption and Data Localisation Laws in Africa – referenced the recently revised Declaration...
How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services

How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services

Published on: Jun 02 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Use Biometric Identity Solutions in Providing Healthcare Services
Accurate constituent identification is a fundamental building block for every intervention across healthcare, finance, education, and more. Yet, one billion people have no formal identity, making them invisible in the eyes...
7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries

7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries

Published on: Mar 10 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 National Digital Identity Recommendations for 10 African Countries
Efforts to establish or improve national identification systems in Africa have coincided with the increasing deployment of mobile technology. This has led to the prioritisation of digital “solutions” for facilitating...
12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems

12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems

Published on: Dec 01 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 12 Recommendations for Using Digital and Biometric Identity Systems
The AI4D – Digital and Biometric Identity Systems policy paper examines issues emerging around the deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Digital and Biometric Identities (BDI) being rolled out across Africa...
Apply Now: $500,000 for Ethical Emerging Technology Research Projects

Apply Now: $500,000 for Ethical Emerging Technology Research Projects

Published on: Nov 15 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $500,000 for Ethical Emerging Technology Research Projects
Artificial intelligence and other emerging technology are producing serious ethical questions for their creators, promoters, and society at large. How can we examine real-world challenges and provide practical models and...
What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

Published on: Oct 14 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
What does the public know about transparency and safeguards in the procurement and deployment of Digital Technology Systems in Africa, including biometric identification, artificial intelligence, and facial recognition technologies....