Practical Insights on Mapping

3 Lessons Learned in Mapping for International Development

3 Lessons Learned in Mapping for International Development

Published on: Mar 30 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Lessons Learned in Mapping for International Development
In June 2014, TechChange wrapped up the second round of our Mapping for International Development online course. Nearly 60 participants joined us from Rwanda, Ethiopia,...
A Free Catalogue of Affordable ICT4D Options

A Free Catalogue of Affordable ICT4D Options

Published on: Feb 04 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Smaller nonprofits and social enterprises often report outdated, small-scale data on their social impact to their donors and stakeholders. Instead, what if they...
Using GIS Technology to Reach Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Populations

Using GIS Technology to Reach Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Populations

Published on: Jan 02 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Using GIS Technology to Reach Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Populations
Colombian GIS Expert Carlos Julio Neisa is always looking for innovative ways to use maps and geographic data. To him, GPS coordinates can open up a world of possibilities...
9 Ethical Considerations in Participatory Digital Mapping with Communities

9 Ethical Considerations in Participatory Digital Mapping with Communities

Published on: Mar 01 2013 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on 9 Ethical Considerations in Participatory Digital Mapping with Communities
The February 5 Technology Salon in New York City asked “What are the ethics in participatory digital mapping?” Judging by the packed Salon and long waiting...
Dead Ushahidi: A Stark Reminder for Sustainability Planning in ICT4D

Dead Ushahidi: A Stark Reminder for Sustainability Planning in ICT4D

Published on: Jul 09 2012 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
By now, you’ve heard of Ushahidi, the ICT4D darling for crowdsourcing map data. You also may suspect there is frothy hype around it, mapping, and GIS in...
5 Ways ICT Can Support the Millennium Development Goals

5 Ways ICT Can Support the Millennium Development Goals

Published on: Dec 27 2010 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on 5 Ways ICT Can Support the Millennium Development Goals
I’ve been putting together my thoughts around girls, child rights, information and communication technologies and the Millennium Development Goals. The angle...
Mapping with mGESA: Mobile GEographical Services for Africa

Mapping with mGESA: Mobile GEographical Services for Africa

Published on: Nov 29 2010 by Linda Raftree - 1 Comment
mGESA mobile mapping tool stLight.options({publisher:'b9de7637-ad14-4428-a74a-3b3ba4db6282'}); I wrote about a mobile mapping tool called mGEOS a few months ago,...
8 Elements for a Positively Brilliant ICT4D Workshop

8 Elements for a Positively Brilliant ICT4D Workshop

Published on: Nov 17 2010 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on 8 Elements for a Positively Brilliant ICT4D Workshop
ICT4D workshop participants in Kwale stLight.options({publisher:'b9de7637-ad14-4428-a74a-3b3ba4db6282'}); Recently I was in Kwale, at a Plan Kenya hosted workshop...