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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

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...
10 Tips for Better Remote Data Collection with Mobile Phone Surveys

10 Tips for Better Remote Data Collection with Mobile Phone Surveys

Published on: Mar 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 10 Tips for Better Remote Data Collection with Mobile Phone Surveys
Many international development organizations invest heavily in phone-based surveys to gather high-quality feedback and project evaluation data. When done correctly,...
New Toolkit: How to Apply Artificial Intelligence Ethically in Your Programs

New Toolkit: How to Apply Artificial Intelligence Ethically in Your Programs

Published on: Mar 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
As decision making and recommendations become increasingly algorithmically automated, it is critical that we are intentional about producing more fair development...
USAID Guide: How to Evaluate Distance Learning in COVID-19 Response

USAID Guide: How to Evaluate Distance Learning in COVID-19 Response

Published on: Feb 24 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on USAID Guide: How to Evaluate Distance Learning in COVID-19 Response
As countries around the world have closed learning institutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching and learning have pivoted from in-person instruction...
New USAID Guide: How to Manage Artificial Intelligence Projects in International Development

New USAID Guide: How to Manage Artificial Intelligence Projects in International Development

Published on: Feb 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
As machine learning applications become more widely adopted, so does optimism for the ability for artificial intelligence to reshape the development sector, from...
New UNESCO Report: How to Deploy EduTech in Post-COVID‐19 Schools

New UNESCO Report: How to Deploy EduTech in Post-COVID‐19 Schools

Published on: Dec 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The COVID-19 digital response has shown the huge potential of educational technologies to support better and more extensive education and learning. However, it...
New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

Published on: Dec 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework
Global health is a priority for USAID as the Agency works to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies. Our global health programs are focused...
How to Design Inclusive Digital Programming in International Development

How to Design Inclusive Digital Programming in International Development

Published on: Nov 18 2020 by Josh Woodard - 1 Comment
The coronavirus pandemic is creating rapid and dramatic shifts in the global economy and how business is transacted. This disruption is fueling fast-paced innovation...
How to Anonymously Estimate Age for Digital Identity Solutions

How to Anonymously Estimate Age for Digital Identity Solutions

Published on: Nov 11 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Anonymously Estimate Age for Digital Identity Solutions
Yoti spent the last six years building a digital identity platform and we’ve made impressive advancements in the age checking space. Our free app is a powerful...