Practical Insights on Economic Development

Apply Now: $350,000 for Your Artificial Intelligence Idea for Economic Growth

Apply Now: $350,000 for Your Artificial Intelligence Idea for Economic Growth

Published on: Mar 25 2024 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Peace and stability are baseline conditions for economic prosperity and a thriving society, and both are at risk with escalating conflicts and economic shocks....
New Handbook on How to Measure International Digital Trade

New Handbook on How to Measure International Digital Trade

Published on: Mar 20 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on New Handbook on How to Measure International Digital Trade
Digital technologies are transforming virtually every aspect of the economy, and international trade is no exception. Businesses and households make increasing...
12 Examples of African Government National ICT Policy Documents

12 Examples of African Government National ICT Policy Documents

Published on: Feb 14 2024 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In today’s digital age, the development of national Information and Communication Technology (ICT) policies are crucial for African countries progress and...
Lessons Learned from Driving Digital Transformation in LMICs

Lessons Learned from Driving Digital Transformation in LMICs

Published on: Apr 19 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Lessons Learned from Driving Digital Transformation in LMICs
Much has—quite rightly—been said and written about governments connecting better with their citizens. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all governments around the...
5 Southeast Asian Startup Companies Using Generative AI for Social Impact

5 Southeast Asian Startup Companies Using Generative AI for Social Impact

Published on: Mar 28 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Southeast Asian Startup Companies Using Generative AI for Social Impact
Southeast Asian startup companies are focusing on social impact to address specific local needs and challenges, such as poverty alleviation, education, healthcare,...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Women’s Digital and Economic Empowerment

Apply Now: $1 Million for Women’s Digital and Economic Empowerment

Published on: Feb 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
  The economic empowerment of women is a crucial development issue, with digital skills and tools are essential to helping business women cope with the economic...
Apply Now! $2 Million for Smallholder Farmer AgriTech Solutions

Apply Now! $2 Million for Smallholder Farmer AgriTech Solutions

Published on: Nov 29 2021 by Wayan Vota - 16 Comments
Agriculture is by far the most important economic activity in Africa, employing about two-thirds of the continent’s working population. Yet agricultural productivity...
Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Apply Now: $25,000 Seed Funding for COVID-19 Digital Response Solutions

Published on: Jul 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
The COVID-19 crisis had an unprecedented impact on our society. The crisis has exposed the fragility of the current system’s functioning across the globe, but...
Register Now: $4 Billion in USAID Funding for African Country Programs

Register Now: $4 Billion in USAID Funding for African Country Programs

Published on: Jun 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 26 Comments
The official USAID Business Forecast lists over $4 Billion in new funding for programs to improve health, education, agriculture, and civil society in 20 countries...
Apply Now! $50,000 for Women’s Economic Empowerment Research

Apply Now! $50,000 for Women’s Economic Empowerment Research

Published on: May 09 2021 by Wayan Vota - 14 Comments
Financial inclusion has an impact on many aspects of the lives of poor and marginalized people. It helps them smooth consumption and absorb financial shocks and...