Practical Insights on DR Congo

Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Apply Now! 1 Million Euros for African ICT4D Projects Supporting the SDGs

Published on: Jul 23 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Are you working on a digital development solution to support the Sustainable Development Goals in one of the 14 partner countries of the Belgian bilateral cooperation?...
9 Lessons Learned From Failed ICTforAg Interventions

9 Lessons Learned From Failed ICTforAg Interventions

Published on: Jun 06 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 9 Lessons Learned From Failed ICTforAg Interventions
The potential for ICTs in agricultural development is almost endless and numerous applications are being developed and deployed. However, whilst everyone would...
Three Reasons Why You Need to Collaborate with Religious Leaders

Three Reasons Why You Need to Collaborate with Religious Leaders

Published on: Nov 02 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Three Reasons Why You Need to Collaborate with Religious Leaders
As an international development professional, based in one country and often working in others, how do you reach your audience? How can you understand what’s...
Oxfam’s Responsible Data Policy – Do You Have One Too?

Oxfam’s Responsible Data Policy – Do You Have One Too?

Published on: Sep 19 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Oxfam’s Responsible Data Policy – Do You Have One Too?
As a rights-based organization, Oxfam is committed to using data responsibly in order to uphold the rights of the individuals, groups, and organizations with...
How ICTs Help WFP Increase Food Security in DRC

How ICTs Help WFP Increase Food Security in DRC

Published on: May 09 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How ICTs Help WFP Increase Food Security in DRC
Upheaval, uncertainty and instability are common in conflict stricken countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The World Food Programme (WFP)...
The Global Archipelago of Internet Disconnection

The Global Archipelago of Internet Disconnection

Published on: May 06 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
For many people around the world, Internet access is an essential part of everyday economic, social and political activities (cf. Graham & Dutton, 2014). Yet...
A 6 Step Guide to Platforms in International Development

A 6 Step Guide to Platforms in International Development

Published on: May 20 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Platform seems to be one of the biggest buzzwords in the field of international development these days. Popping up worldwide, platforms bring opportunities, challenges...
How To Ethically Use Drones in International Development?

How To Ethically Use Drones in International Development?

Published on: Jan 09 2015 by Denise Phelps - Comments Off on How To Ethically Use Drones in International Development?
Drones use in humanitarian and international development projects are controversial. Reflecting this reality, the recently released UN policy brief cautions practitioners...
Do you think there are 1.3 million daily Internet users in Kinshasa?

Do you think there are 1.3 million daily Internet users in Kinshasa?

Published on: Nov 09 2012 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The always informative oAfrica blog has an interesting post on a survey of Internet users in Kinshasa, DRC. Along with oAfrica, I question some of the survey findings,...
Get an ICT4D Job!  From Haiti to Congo, Turkmenistan to Niger, Your Skills Are Needed Now

Get an ICT4D Job! From Haiti to Congo, Turkmenistan to Niger, Your Skills Are Needed Now

Published on: Mar 20 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on Get an ICT4D Job! From Haiti to Congo, Turkmenistan to Niger, Your Skills Are Needed Now
Network Operations Engineer: Inveneo needs someone to set up network operations centers to monitor and support telecommunications networks in the rural and developing...