Practical Insights on Indonesia

Maps, Land, Technology and Decisions – Lessons from ICTforAg

Maps, Land, Technology and Decisions – Lessons from ICTforAg

Published on: Aug 08 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Maps, Land, Technology and Decisions – Lessons from ICTforAg
How do you approach challenges such as those found in Indonesia, a country composed of 17,000 islands made up of wetlands, rugged terrain, rural villages, and dense...
BASAbali: How the Internet Can Save Local Languages

BASAbali: How the Internet Can Save Local Languages

Published on: May 28 2018 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
The Balinese Cultural Agency estimates that less than a fourth of Balinese can still speak the Balinese language.  Worldwide it is believed that “by the end...
I Made a Facebook Chatbot And You Can Too

I Made a Facebook Chatbot And You Can Too

Published on: Aug 17 2017 by Adam Fivenson - 5 Comments
When I first heard that Facebook Messenger was introducing chatbots, I immediately thought back to junior high summers. Back then I was spending a lot of time in...
Scaling Technology Solutions with Development Engineering

Scaling Technology Solutions with Development Engineering

Published on: Jul 12 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Scaling Technology Solutions with Development Engineering
Scaling technologies that promote economic development is challenging – as evidenced by the massive number of pilots that drain the talent and resources of practitioners,...
Bring Your Innovative Workforce Ideas to USAID Indonesia

Bring Your Innovative Workforce Ideas to USAID Indonesia

Published on: Jul 27 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Bring Your Innovative Workforce Ideas to USAID Indonesia
On June 24, 2015, USAID/Indonesia announced a call for creative ideas on how to develop an inclusive and vibrant workforce that harnesses the skills and talents...
Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?

Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?

Published on: Apr 14 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?
Did you know that Indonesia launched a new curriculum last year that removed information technology, among other subjects, in favor of Bahasa Indonesia, nationalism...
How Indonesians Are Using ICT and Social Media for Disaster Management

How Indonesians Are Using ICT and Social Media for Disaster Management

Published on: Apr 09 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Indonesians Are Using ICT and Social Media for Disaster Management
This is cross-posted from Discover.ISIF.Asia a new website looking at ICT use in Asia and the Pacific. Subscribe by email to get more posts like this. Indonesia’s...
Apply for $15,000 to Test Mobile Money Payment Systems

Apply for $15,000 to Test Mobile Money Payment Systems

Published on: Sep 02 2013 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply for $15,000 to Test Mobile Money Payment Systems
Does your organization uses physical cash in operations or programming to implement a development project in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Haiti, Indonesia, Malawi,...
Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Published on: Aug 16 2013 by Linda Raftree - 2 Comments
Recently, 600 exceptional youth activists from 80 countries arrived to New York City for a UN Takeover, where they called for urgent action by member states...
How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

Published on: Jul 01 2013 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
According to the UN, there are 75 million unemployed youth globally, making youth unemployment one of the biggest challenges for both developing and developed...