Practical Insights on ICT Policy

Introducing FCDO’s New Digital Development Strategy

Introducing FCDO’s New Digital Development Strategy

Published on: Apr 10 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing FCDO’s New Digital Development Strategy
On 18 March the FCDO launched its new Digital Development Strategy for 2024-2030. The strategy is a deliverable of the recently published White Paper on International...
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...
Do African Startup Bills Help Technology Firms?

Do African Startup Bills Help Technology Firms?

Published on: Jan 04 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Start up companies face a litany of challenges to grow from an idea to successful companies, and even more difficulties to scale nationally. From my research, most...
Introducing the First USAID Geospatial Strategy

Introducing the First USAID Geospatial Strategy

Published on: Dec 13 2023 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Geospatial technology is essential for providing evidence to shape development progress and deliver lifesaving humanitarian assistance. Since the U.S. Agency for...
Applying US Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights to African Countries

Applying US Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights to African Countries

Published on: Dec 08 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Applying US Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights to African Countries
Regulation of artificial intelligence is the need of the hour. The release of The Blueprint for An AI Bill of Rights (AIBoR) by the US White House Office of Science...
Are Your Digital Development Results in USAID’s DEEM Database?

Are Your Digital Development Results in USAID’s DEEM Database?

Published on: Sep 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Are Your Digital Development Results in USAID’s DEEM Database?
USAID created the Digital Strategy Digital Ecosystem Evidence Map (DEEM) to give us a searchable database and world map of digital development evidence from across...
4 Considerations When Developing ICT Policies and Regulations

4 Considerations When Developing ICT Policies and Regulations

Published on: Aug 17 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Considerations When Developing ICT Policies and Regulations
In a world dominated by rapid innovation, ICTs are not only accelerators for economic growth, they also provide on ramps for vulnerable populations to participate...
Apply Now: Help USAID Develop ICT Regulatory Policy in Southeast Asia

Apply Now: Help USAID Develop ICT Regulatory Policy in Southeast Asia

Published on: Nov 04 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: Help USAID Develop ICT Regulatory Policy in Southeast Asia
In the 21st Century, the reach of internet and mobile networks, the security and adoption of communications services, and vibrancy of ICT sector are crucial for...
Gender-Violence 2.0: The Digital Safety Gap for Women

Gender-Violence 2.0: The Digital Safety Gap for Women

Published on: Jan 12 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Technology not only has the power to connect people, but also the power to reinforce and disseminate social and cultural structures and help normalize gender roles....
16 New Priorities for ICT4D Policy and Practice in a Post-2015 World

16 New Priorities for ICT4D Policy and Practice in a Post-2015 World

Published on: Jun 25 2014 by Richard Heeks - 2 Comments
In 2016, the Millennium Development Goals will be replaced by the post-2015 development agenda (PTDA). The foundational content is in place for this new agenda,...