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Apply Now: $6,000 in Fellowships for African Women Data Journalists

Apply Now: $6,000 in Fellowships for African Women Data Journalists

Published on: Nov 01 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The Global Media Monitoring Project is the largest and longest longitudinal study on the gender gap in the world’s media. Every five years since 1995, GMMP research...
What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

Published on: Oct 14 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
What does the public know about transparency and safeguards in the procurement and deployment of Digital Technology Systems in Africa, including biometric identification,...
How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

Published on: Sep 30 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Civic space remains open in only two of Africa’s 54 countries. The reduction in safe public spaces in which democratic debate can take place represents a breach...
Apply Now: $37,000 for Your African Financial Technology Innovation

Apply Now: $37,000 for Your African Financial Technology Innovation

Published on: Aug 30 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Digital financial services are contributing to financial inclusion for Africans – almost 40% of the world’s population. The rapid spread of mobile money...
Please Use Accurate Poverty Maps in Humanitarian Relief Programs

Please Use Accurate Poverty Maps in Humanitarian Relief Programs

Published on: Aug 26 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Please Use Accurate Poverty Maps in Humanitarian Relief Programs
Many critical decisions require accurate, quantitative data on the local distribution of wealth and poverty. Governments and non-profit organizations rely on such...
Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Published on: Jul 07 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries
The GSMA Assistive Tech programme learned through previous research that mobile phones have the potential to be a life changing technology for persons with disabilities....
Apply Now: $7.5 Million USD to Grow Your Facebook Group Community Impact

Apply Now: $7.5 Million USD to Grow Your Facebook Group Community Impact

Published on: May 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Social media can be a force for good in developing countries. People can use platforms like Facebook Groups to create a positive impact on the broader world by...
Apply Now: $400,000 for Health Services Chatbots in  Kenya, Nigeria, India

Apply Now: $400,000 for Health Services Chatbots in Kenya, Nigeria, India

Published on: Apr 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Conversational chatbots put people at the center of care and deliver better health outcomes through sustained engagement and connection to the right health services...
4 Ways Public Development Banks Can Digitize Their Financing Solutions

4 Ways Public Development Banks Can Digitize Their Financing Solutions

Published on: Mar 04 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 4 Ways Public Development Banks Can Digitize Their Financing Solutions
Public Development Banks (PDB) exist in most countries. They play a critical role in financing economic activities that private sector commercial banks are unwilling...
11 AgriTech Findings From West African Smallholder Farmers

11 AgriTech Findings From West African Smallholder Farmers

Published on: Feb 03 2021 by Guest Writer - 6 Comments
The public ICT4Ag discussion is often focused on the use of smartphones and sophisticated applications. This often neglects more traditional channels and can unfairly...