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FAO Guide: How to Have Gender and ICT Success in Agriculture

FAO Guide: How to Have Gender and ICT Success in Agriculture

Published on: May 14 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on FAO Guide: How to Have Gender and ICT Success in Agriculture
Beginning in 2003, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in its plan on action on gender and development, was flagging the changes...
The Simple Way to Solve Your Technology Gender Gap Problem in International Development Projects

The Simple Way to Solve Your Technology Gender Gap Problem in International Development Projects

Published on: Jan 25 2018 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
At FarmInk, we recently launched a new Messenger chatbot called the Africa Farmers Club. It provides farmers with local trending news about their crops and a way...
The WhatsApp Gender Gap Will Surprise You!

The WhatsApp Gender Gap Will Surprise You!

Published on: Jan 22 2018 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
We all know there is a gender gap in the usage of mobile phones and technology in general. GSMA reports that women on average are 14% less likely to own a mobile...
We Still Talk About Women as if They Were a Sector

We Still Talk About Women as if They Were a Sector

Published on: Nov 08 2017 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The title of this post is the most memorable quote from our recent Technology Salon, asking the question “Are We Really Closing the Gender Gap in ICT4D?“,...
The Need for ICT Skills in My Community

The Need for ICT Skills in My Community

Published on: Apr 13 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The popularization of internet, social media, and mobile applications have intensely changed our modern society, creating new ways for starting and managing a business...
Are You Guilty of Helping Safaricom Prey on Rural Women?

Are You Guilty of Helping Safaricom Prey on Rural Women?

Published on: Nov 17 2016 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
There are multiple development initiatives to increase women’s ownership and usage of mobile phones – everyone from GSMA to USAID to Mobile Network...
8 Economic Barriers Responsible for India’s Gender Digital Divide

8 Economic Barriers Responsible for India’s Gender Digital Divide

Published on: Jan 27 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 8 Economic Barriers Responsible for India’s Gender Digital Divide
The mobile phone is one of the most widely used information and communication technologies in the developing world. For instance, in India, as of December 2013,...
Mobile Phones, Like All Technologies, Are Gender Neutral

Mobile Phones, Like All Technologies, Are Gender Neutral

Published on: May 10 2013 by Wayan Vota - 16 Comments
At the first Technology Salon in London, we had a very thoughtful discussion on the implications of gender in using mobile technologies to stimulate social and...
The Good, Bad and Great News about Women on the Web in Developing Countries

The Good, Bad and Great News about Women on the Web in Developing Countries

Published on: Feb 01 2013 by Kristin Peterson - Comments Off on The Good, Bad and Great News about Women on the Web in Developing Countries
Just weeks ago Intel announced a groundbreaking new report focused on Women and the Web in developing countries. The report was released as the lead-in at a vibrant...
Gender Assessment of ICT Access and Usage in Africa

Gender Assessment of ICT Access and Usage in Africa

Published on: Jul 20 2011 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Gender Assessment of ICT Access and Usage in Africa
Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) are widely seen as having the potential to contribute positively to economic growth and development and to improve...