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Apply Now: $250,000 Funding for Your Digital Health Innovations

Apply Now: $250,000 Funding for Your Digital Health Innovations

Published on: Aug 29 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The United Nations World Food Programme Innovation Accelerator sources, supports, and scales high-impact innovations to achieve Zero Hunger. The Innovation Accelerator...
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...
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...
Apply Now: $5,000 Grants to Stop Internet Shutdowns in African Countries

Apply Now: $5,000 Grants to Stop Internet Shutdowns in African Countries

Published on: Dec 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Internet shutdowns are one of the most extreme and draconian censorship tactics that a government can use to control civil discourse. Internet access shutdowns...
5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief

5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief

Published on: Nov 12 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Lessons Learned Using Digital Financial Services for COVID-19 Relief
Many countries have launched unprecedented relief packages to cushion the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Information is still limited on how...
Every African Country’s National eHealth Strategy or Digital Health Policy

Every African Country’s National eHealth Strategy or Digital Health Policy

Published on: Dec 04 2019 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
The Global Diffusion of eHealth was the third global survey conducted by the WHO Global Observatory for eHealth. It investigated how digital health can support...
Two Blind Spots that Threaten Your ICT4D Project Success

Two Blind Spots that Threaten Your ICT4D Project Success

Published on: Oct 31 2019 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
One of the basic assumptions within the dominant development discourse is that new information and communication technology have a great potential for boosting...
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...
Can Bitcoin Free West Africa From CFA Franc Tyranny?

Can Bitcoin Free West Africa From CFA Franc Tyranny?

Published on: May 20 2016 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The “CFA Franc” is a currency used by 14 African countries, which represents 38% of the African population, and this wicked money affects 150 million lives....