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 Development Forum – next 10 years. DFID’s 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, agriculture, digital financial services, and technology...
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 of an overarching vision that could inform a future focus of...
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 aid programmes based on the 9 Digital Principles. There’s...
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 to increase impact. This one-day event will showcase...
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 to, or in conjunction with, the provision of food or other...
The 5 Most Effective Educational Technology Interventions

The 5 Most Effective Educational Technology Interventions

Published on: Dec 29 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The 5 Most Effective Educational Technology Interventions
There is enormous interest and investment in the potential of educational technology (ICT4Edu) to improve the quality of teaching and learning in low and lower-middle income countries. The primary aim of the DfID-funded...
Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Published on: Jul 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
July 25 Tech Salon London – RSVP Now In August, the Department for International Development (DFID) will publish a new evidence paper exploring the relationship between education technology,  teaching and learning ...
How New Technologies Can Make Every Voice Count in Government Activities

How New Technologies Can Make Every Voice Count in Government Activities

Published on: Jul 16 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Ten years ago, leveraging information and communication technology for development was all about getting people an email address. Today, there is an explosion in access to ICT thanks to mobile technologies – the CEO...