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DFID Names Top 10 ICT4D Trends for 2019

DFID Names Top 10 ICT4D Trends for 2019

Published on: Jan 24 2019 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The UK Department for International Development (DFID) recently launched the Frontier Technology Livestreaming programme to help UKAid apply emerging technologies...
Introducing the Principles of Donor Alignment for Digital Health

Introducing the Principles of Donor Alignment for Digital Health

Published on: Oct 24 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Let us all celebrate the amazing transition that’s happening in health systems across low- and middle-income countries. Increasingly, data previously locked in...
A Magnificent Milestone: DFID is 100th Endorser of Principles for Digital Development!

A Magnificent Milestone: DFID is 100th Endorser of Principles for Digital Development!

Published on: May 08 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on A Magnificent Milestone: DFID is 100th Endorser of Principles for Digital Development!
Today, DFID became the 100th endorsing organization for the Principles of Digital Development. Congratulations to the Digital Impact Alliance, DFID, and the international...
The Role of Digital Ninjas at DFID

The Role of Digital Ninjas at DFID

Published on: May 02 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Role of Digital Ninjas at DFID
DFID operates an elite group of 180-plus Digital Ninjas who are our conduits and advocates for everything digital within the organisation. Yet it wasn’t always...
DFID’s Digital Strategy for Doing Development in a Digital World

DFID’s Digital Strategy for Doing Development in a Digital World

Published on: Apr 23 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on DFID’s Digital Strategy for Doing Development in a Digital World
I’m Frances Sibbet, the Digital Service Lead at the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). This is the lightning talk I delivered at the Digital...
Apply Now! $11 Million in Grant Funding for Your Technology Projects from USAID, DFID, GSMA

Apply Now! $11 Million in Grant Funding for Your Technology Projects from USAID, DFID, GSMA

Published on: Mar 28 2018 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We are excited to bring you five different grant funding opportunities to support your technology for development projects in disaster response, Internet connectivity,...
Where is DFID in Digital Development?

Where is DFID in Digital Development?

Published on: Sep 05 2016 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Recently, DFID commissioned a review of how digital tools are being used in its programmes to benchmark DFID’s current activities and support the development...
How DFID Does Development in a Principled Way

How DFID Does Development in a Principled Way

Published on: Apr 27 2016 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
The Washington DC conference ‘Digital Development: from Principle to Practice’ was a great opportunity for organisations to compare how they’re delivering...
You Are Invited to Digital Development: From Principle to Practice

You Are Invited to Digital Development: From Principle to Practice

Published on: Feb 08 2016 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on You Are Invited to Digital Development: From Principle to Practice
On February 29th, we will celebrate the Principles for Digital Development as a foundation for how technology should be utilized in international development programs...
How Women Benefit from Mobile Money Cash Transfer Programs for Disaster Response

How Women Benefit from Mobile Money Cash Transfer Programs for Disaster Response

Published on: May 13 2015 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Women Benefit from Mobile Money Cash Transfer Programs for Disaster Response
With the Nepal Earthquake response in full swing, humanitarian relief organizations will be using cash as a form of humanitarian assistance, either as an alternative...