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Research Reports in ICT4D Improve Development Outcomes

Research reports in ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies for Development) present the findings of research studies on the use of technology to support development goals and address social and economic challenges in developing countries. These reports include an introduction, a literature review, a description of the research methods used, the results of the study, and a discussion of the implications of the findings.

Research reports on ICTworks focus on a wide range of topics, including the use of technology in education, healthcare, agriculture, financial inclusion, and other sectors. They are based on qualitative or quantitative research methods, and may involve the collection of data from a variety of sources, including surveys, interviews, focus groups, and case studies.

Research reports are an important source of information and knowledge about the impact and potential of technology for development. They can be used by policy makers, development organizations, and other stakeholders to inform the design and implementation of development projects and initiatives, and to identify areas for further research and exploration.

15 ADB Initiatives Using Artificial Intelligence in Asia and Pacific

15 ADB Initiatives Using Artificial Intelligence in Asia and Pacific

Published on: Jun 12 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In the past years, Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) role has evolved from being a financing partner to also serving as a knowledge bank that enables the development...
Ranking African Government Artificial Intelligence Readiness

Ranking African Government Artificial Intelligence Readiness

Published on: May 22 2024 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness Index aims to provide valuable insights for effective and responsible artificial intelligence integration into public services....
14 Barriers to Using Open Data for Better Development Decisions

14 Barriers to Using Open Data for Better Development Decisions

Published on: Apr 03 2024 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 14 Barriers to Using Open Data for Better Development Decisions
Open data became a global phenomenon slightly over a decade ago and over the years has been adopted around the world by different stakeholders on the African...
How Girls Access Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Information Online

How Girls Access Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Information Online

Published on: Mar 21 2024 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
How can we harness the power of digital technology to improve adolescent girls’ and young women’s SRHR? That was the key question informing Going Online for...
We Struggle to Make Progress on Meaningful Access to Information

We Struggle to Make Progress on Meaningful Access to Information

Published on: May 04 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Information access is a fundamental driver of many of the goals in the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, yet many countries are struggling...
Female Perspectives on How Gender Matters in ICT4D Research

Female Perspectives on How Gender Matters in ICT4D Research

Published on: Feb 01 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Female Perspectives on How Gender Matters in ICT4D Research
Gender and development constitute a well-accepted and critical orthodoxy in the field of Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D). Promoting...
Wow! 33% of COVID-19 Digital Learning Platforms Already Failed

Wow! 33% of COVID-19 Digital Learning Platforms Already Failed

Published on: Jan 26 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Wow! 33% of COVID-19 Digital Learning Platforms Already Failed
Amid the global learning crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, technology-enabled remote learning became a lifeline for many children and young people. However, the...
Government Services Digitalisation: A New Digital Divide in Ghana

Government Services Digitalisation: A New Digital Divide in Ghana

Published on: Dec 29 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Government Services Digitalisation: A New Digital Divide in Ghana
In Ghana, successive governments across the political divide continue to demonstrate commitment to prioritizing the use of information and communication technology...
How to Deploy Machine Learning with Messy, Real World Data

How to Deploy Machine Learning with Messy, Real World Data

Published on: Nov 09 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How to Deploy Machine Learning with Messy, Real World Data
Machine learning and artificial intelligence pose the ability for global health practitioners to glean new insights from data they are already collecting as part...
Does Digital Development Foster Adverse Digital Incorporation?

Does Digital Development Foster Adverse Digital Incorporation?

Published on: Sep 22 2022 by Richard Heeks - 1 Comment
Digital systems are significantly associated with inequality in the global South. That association has traditionally been understood in terms of the digital divide...