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7 New Blockchain Initiatives Driving Financial Innovation Across Africa

7 New Blockchain Initiatives Driving Financial Innovation Across Africa

Published on: Apr 27 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 7 New Blockchain Initiatives Driving Financial Innovation Across Africa
The digital economy is booming across Africa with multiple fintech innovations using blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and Web3 to change the way Africans interact...
Apply Now: $1.5 Million Blockchain and Crypto for Good Program Grants

Apply Now: $1.5 Million Blockchain and Crypto for Good Program Grants

Published on: Apr 11 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
New blockchain technologies are enabling new products and services that can solve critical challenges of our society. Even better, chain-agnostic Web3 innovations...
New Framework: Understanding Social Media, Conflict, and Resilience

New Framework: Understanding Social Media, Conflict, and Resilience

Published on: Jan 05 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Information has been used throughout history as a weapon to stoke or intensify violent conflict by mobilizing fighters or supporters, rallying the public or allies,...
The ICT4D Guilty Pleasure: Reinventing Digital Wheels for Donors

The ICT4D Guilty Pleasure: Reinventing Digital Wheels for Donors

Published on: Feb 18 2021 by Nadia Andrada - 28 Comments
We are all familiar with the concept of reinventing the flat tire in digital development. That’s when we repackage a known failure as new innovation, usually...
Why Would Anyone Want to Launch an ICT4D Startup Organization?

Why Would Anyone Want to Launch an ICT4D Startup Organization?

Published on: Jan 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 18 Comments
We all talk about encouraging entrepreneurship in developing countries. Yet how many of us have launched our own business, or spun off an initiative from our employer...
Help Build a Cash Transfer Technology Catalog

Help Build a Cash Transfer Technology Catalog

Published on: Mar 09 2016 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
The number of technology tools to support digital payments and vouchers can be overwhelming, especially in humanitarian response, where time is limited and situations...
Please RSVP Now for MERL Tech: The Future of Technology in M&E, Research, and Learning

Please RSVP Now for MERL Tech: The Future of Technology in M&E, Research, and Learning

Published on: Sep 15 2015 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now for MERL Tech: The Future of Technology in M&E, Research, and Learning
New technologies are creating a data-driven revolution in monitoring development programs and evaluating short and long-term impact, resulting in more responsive,...
60 Million Displaced People Need New Technology for Cash Transfers

60 Million Displaced People Need New Technology for Cash Transfers

Published on: Aug 28 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
There are more refugees and displaced people in the world now than ever before. Fortunately, a much-needed transformation is afoot among humanitarian agencies responding...
Please RSVP Now for ICT4D Principle 7: Reuse & Improve Development Solutions

Please RSVP Now for ICT4D Principle 7: Reuse & Improve Development Solutions

Published on: Mar 16 2015 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now for ICT4D Principle 7: Reuse & Improve Development Solutions
Mercy Corps and IDEO.org invite you to RSVP now for ICT4D Principle 7: Reuse and Improve to join your colleagues and peers thinking about the new digital development...