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How to deploy ICT4D projects in LMICs?

Learn how to implement ICT4D projects in developing countries with lessons learned from leading digital development practitioners condensed into “How To Guides.” These step-by-step instructions will guide you to successful and sustainable digital solutions in health, education, agriculture, and economic development.

How To Guides will help you figure out what works in leadership, innovation, and risk-taking as you push the boundaries of what is possible in scaling ideas from pilots to global programs.

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Here is our ever-expanding list of How To Guides for digital development programming for international development initiatives. We hope they will help you learn how to succeed with ICT4D

How to Guide: USAID Digital Ecosystem Country Assessment Toolkit

How to Guide: USAID Digital Ecosystem Country Assessment Toolkit

Published on: Jan 19 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The rapid development and adoption of digital technology are transforming how people worldwide access information, goods, and services. Digital development is quickly...
How to Guide: Teaching on WhatsApp for Grassroots Community Organizers

How to Guide: Teaching on WhatsApp for Grassroots Community Organizers

Published on: Jan 12 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Guide: Teaching on WhatsApp for Grassroots Community Organizers
Grassroot, a civic technology organization based in South Africa, launched a first-of-its-kind leadership development course over the messaging platform WhatsApp...
New WHO Handbook: How to Build Digital Health Information Infostructure

New WHO Handbook: How to Build Digital Health Information Infostructure

Published on: Dec 08 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The Digital Health Platform Handbook from the International Telecommunication Union and World Health Organization aims to assist countries with the advancement...
New USAID Cybersecurity Primer for Digital Development Programs

New USAID Cybersecurity Primer for Digital Development Programs

Published on: Nov 18 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on New USAID Cybersecurity Primer for Digital Development Programs
The USAID Cybersecurity Primer introduces the concept of cybersecurity as a development challenge, presents opportunities to integrate cybersecurity in programming,...
New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation

New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation

Published on: Nov 04 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on New USAID Primer: Disinformation, Misinformation, and Malinfomation
Disinformation is by no means new. Although social media platforms have emerged as the most efficient spreaders of false information, disinformation is also spread...
How to Improve Human Resource Information Systems for Health

How to Improve Human Resource Information Systems for Health

Published on: Oct 13 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Improve Human Resource Information Systems for Health
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the WHO’s Year of the Health and Care Worker, the importance of the health workforce has never been more apparent. However, many...
How to Explain Data Standards and Interoperability in Digital Health

How to Explain Data Standards and Interoperability in Digital Health

Published on: Oct 07 2021 by Tech Change - 2 Comments
 Phases like data interoperability, open standards, and health information exchange are often used in digital health, but like many hype cycle buzzwords, there...
How to Create Digital Reading Programs for Your Library or School

How to Create Digital Reading Programs for Your Library or School

Published on: Aug 18 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Create Digital Reading Programs for Your Library or School
Having a digital reading device is like having a library in your hands. Digital reading gives library patrons access to an instant library of books that never closes....
Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Published on: Jul 28 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The central problem of software is that anything can be built. With a physical structure, nature and physics puts some constraints on the space of ideas. With software,...
How to Safely Collect Data Remotely During COVID-19 Digital Response

How to Safely Collect Data Remotely During COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Apr 22 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Please RSVP Now to learn more about data collection solutions at the Global Digital Development Forum on May 5. Our amazing agenda features multiple sessions dedicated...