Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries

Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries

Published on: Nov 16 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Unsafe National Biometric Data Collection in 23 African Countries
In assessing the various laws and policies, CIPESA’s new report – Privacy Imperilled: Analysis of Surveillance, Encryption and Data Localisation Laws in Africa – referenced the recently revised Declaration...
Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Published on: Sep 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Detailed evidence on disinformation techniques and actionable insights on misinformation networks is scarce in African countries. This hampers traditional civil society watchdogs or investigative media from proactively exposing...
6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

Published on: Jun 15 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Sub-Saharan Africa has the largest area of arable uncultivated land in the world and a youthful population of almost 60 percent under the age of 25, which is expected to double by 2050. And while agriculture currently accounts...
Apply Now: €30,000 for African Digital Climate Change Innovations

Apply Now: €30,000 for African Digital Climate Change Innovations

Published on: Mar 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
According to the World Bank, West Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate change. The region will be buffeted by severe and extreme weather pattern changes creating a crisis due to its strong dependence on agriculture...
Apply Now: $27,000 for African PhD Artificial Intelligence Researchers

Apply Now: $27,000 for African PhD Artificial Intelligence Researchers

Published on: Jan 24 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
There are outstanding African graduate students doing exceptional artificial intelligence research across the African continent. They need support to become the next generation of machine learning academics and practitioners...
Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Tech-Enabled Sustainable Urban Development

Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Tech-Enabled Sustainable Urban Development

Published on: Sep 28 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In an increasingly urban world, where  70% of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050, cities are on the front line of development challenges like the impacts of climate change, increasing human mobility,...
Apply Now: 1,500,000€ in African Digital Literacy Project Grant Funding

Apply Now: 1,500,000€ in African Digital Literacy Project Grant Funding

Published on: Jan 27 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Digitalisation will affect how people live and interact, but also learn and work. It will accelerate the changes in our society at a higher speed than ever before, impacting, all sectors and geographical regions. Investing...
Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Digital Solutions to Universal Health Coverage

Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Digital Solutions to Universal Health Coverage

Published on: Jun 10 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: 1,500,000€ for Digital Solutions to Universal Health Coverage
Universal Health Coverage is a core focus of the Sustainable Development Goals and achieving Universal Health Coverage means that all individuals and communities receive the health services they need without suffering financial...
How to Spend $800,000 on Facebook to Influence African Elections

How to Spend $800,000 on Facebook to Influence African Elections

Published on: May 30 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How to Spend $800,000 on Facebook to Influence African Elections
Recently, Facebook announced it removed 265 fake Facebook and Instagram accounts, Facebook Pages, Groups and events involved in a coordinated attempt to influence political events and elections in Nigeria, Senegal, Togo,...