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Giving Thanks to ICT4D Donors that Changed Digital Development

Giving Thanks to ICT4D Donors that Changed Digital Development

Published on: Nov 24 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Today in the USA it is the Thanksgiving holiday, which historically was a day we gave thanks for a bountiful summer harvest and successful preparations for winter....
Apply Now: $1 Million for Social Media Misinformation Research

Apply Now: $1 Million for Social Media Misinformation Research

Published on: Nov 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Social media technologies aim to let people express themselves freely, fairly, and safely around the world. However, it also facilitates data-driven rumors, conspiracy...
Apply Now: $84,000 Stipends for Computer Science PHD Students

Apply Now: $84,000 Stipends for Computer Science PHD Students

Published on: Aug 22 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
There are outstanding African graduate students doing exceptional computer science research across the continent. They need support to become the next generation...
IVR is the Killer App for Development Service Customer Acquisition

IVR is the Killer App for Development Service Customer Acquisition

Published on: Jun 16 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on IVR is the Killer App for Development Service Customer Acquisition
In low and middle income countries, ICT4D interventions have been used to improve outcomes in sectors such as health, agriculture, and education. Several such interventions...
Breaking News: NETA is the Future of Humanitarian Assistance

Breaking News: NETA is the Future of Humanitarian Assistance

Published on: Apr 01 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The future of humanitarian, development, and peacekeeping assistance is here! Welcome Earthlings! Hello, my name is AID-UN. I am not a humanoid. I am an aid worker...
Facebook Data Privacy Concepts Do Not Translate in Cambodia

Facebook Data Privacy Concepts Do Not Translate in Cambodia

Published on: Mar 31 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Facebook Data Privacy Concepts Do Not Translate in Cambodia
Privacy scholarship has shown how norms of appropriate information flow and information regulatory processes vary according to environment, which change as the...
4 Things Humanitarian Innovators Need to Unlearn From the Private Sector

4 Things Humanitarian Innovators Need to Unlearn From the Private Sector

Published on: Feb 16 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
As most of us in the humanitarian sector would recognise, the idea that NGO leaders are less savvy than their private sector counterparts does not ring true....
What Is Your Activist TV Show Pitch Using ICT4D to Save the World?

What Is Your Activist TV Show Pitch Using ICT4D to Save the World?

Published on: Sep 16 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The Activist is a competition series starting October 22nd on the CBS network that features six inspiring activists teamed with three high-profile public figures...
Please Use Accurate Poverty Maps in Humanitarian Relief Programs

Please Use Accurate Poverty Maps in Humanitarian Relief Programs

Published on: Aug 26 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Please Use Accurate Poverty Maps in Humanitarian Relief Programs
Many critical decisions require accurate, quantitative data on the local distribution of wealth and poverty. Governments and non-profit organizations rely on such...
4 Ways Civil Society Can Improve Digital Security Practices

4 Ways Civil Society Can Improve Digital Security Practices

Published on: Jul 08 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways Civil Society Can Improve Digital Security Practices
Over the past two decades, journalists and activists have become dependent on the internet and digital platforms for communications, organisation, and the amplification...