Practical Insights on DAI

When Do We Stop Promoting Facebook in Digital Development?

When Do We Stop Promoting Facebook in Digital Development?

Published on: Jan 31 2019 by Wayan Vota - 11 Comments
Another day, and yet another data privacy failure at Facebook, which had over 21 major privacy scandals in 2018 alone. It was a big year, with Russian trolls, Cambridge...
Apply Now: USAID Funding to Aggregate Broadband Internet Demand for Better ICT4D Programs

Apply Now: USAID Funding to Aggregate Broadband Internet Demand for Better ICT4D Programs

Published on: Jun 14 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
USAID programs are utilizing digital technology more than ever before – and the rapid expansion of mobile and internet access in the developing world holds the...
What You Need to Know About the USAID Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit

What You Need to Know About the USAID Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit

Published on: Nov 01 2017 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on What You Need to Know About the USAID Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit
Recently USAID’s Global Development Lab and mStar project released the Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit. In an informative webinar (you can listen to the recording...
We Need to Close the ICTforAg Partnership Gap

We Need to Close the ICTforAg Partnership Gap

Published on: Jun 20 2016 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on We Need to Close the ICTforAg Partnership Gap
There was one panel discussion that really stuck in my mind from the recent ICT4Ag conference, and in particular one speaker: Chris Burns from USAID during the...
ICT Innovation Corps: Teaching Digital Principles to Non-Techie Staff

ICT Innovation Corps: Teaching Digital Principles to Non-Techie Staff

Published on: Mar 30 2016 by Kristen Roggemann - 3 Comments
One challenge with the Principles of Digital Development is explaining them to non-techie staff, who often make many decision that affect how ICT tools are deployed...
Need Funding? Here Are 3 New ICT4D Calls for Proposals

Need Funding? Here Are 3 New ICT4D Calls for Proposals

Published on: Feb 04 2016 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
We all would love more cash for our great digital development ideas, so the hunt for new investors and donors is never-ending. Luckily, we’ve found three...
VAS Vendors: The M4D Partners You Did Not Know You Were Missing

VAS Vendors: The M4D Partners You Did Not Know You Were Missing

Published on: Jul 22 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Imagine gaining 200K subscribers in two weeks in Zimbabwe or reaching 11 million subscribers in Bihar, India through a mobile for development program. Either would...
Get Certified in 3D Printing for Social Good with TechChange

Get Certified in 3D Printing for Social Good with TechChange

Published on: Feb 09 2015 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
3D printing is primed to change our physical world. Twenty years after the Internet and cell phones fundamentally changed how humans communicate with each other...