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9 Lessons Learned From Failed ICTforAg Interventions

9 Lessons Learned From Failed ICTforAg Interventions

Published on: Jun 06 2018 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
The potential for ICTs in agricultural development is almost endless and numerous applications are being developed and deployed. However, whilst everyone would...
How to Stop Innovation Madness? The Old Way: Change Only One Thing at a Time

How to Stop Innovation Madness? The Old Way: Change Only One Thing at a Time

Published on: Mar 22 2018 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
I have seen a lot of ICT4D innovations struggle because the initiatives try to innovate on too many things at the same time: a) a social or managerial or accountability,...
Reinventing the Call Centre for Better Healthcare Services in Uganda

Reinventing the Call Centre for Better Healthcare Services in Uganda

Published on: Feb 07 2018 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Uganda is one of the youngest countries in the world with 81% of Uganda’s population under age 35. Public health programs in Uganda are constantly faced with...
The Simple Way to Solve Your Technology Gender Gap Problem in International Development Projects

The Simple Way to Solve Your Technology Gender Gap Problem in International Development Projects

Published on: Jan 25 2018 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
At FarmInk, we recently launched a new Messenger chatbot called the Africa Farmers Club. It provides farmers with local trending news about their crops and a way...
Avoid These Three Mistakes That Can Kill Your Agent Network

Avoid These Three Mistakes That Can Kill Your Agent Network

Published on: Dec 20 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Avoid These Three Mistakes That Can Kill Your Agent Network
When I started a mobile payments business in East Africa, I was surprised by how seemingly insignificant details could grow into project-killing mistakes, if no...
Do Farmers Really Want to be Paid in Mobile Money?

Do Farmers Really Want to be Paid in Mobile Money?

Published on: Aug 30 2017 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Do farmers really want to be paid in mobile money? To answer this question, I’ll ask you to first entertain a brief thought experiment. Imagine that your...
How We Can Excite Youth By Using ICT in Agriculture

How We Can Excite Youth By Using ICT in Agriculture

Published on: May 24 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
About six years ago, I was in Uganda as part of a team undertaking an agriculture policy assessment. One of the more interesting sound bites regarding agriculture...
The Need for ICT Skills in My Community

The Need for ICT Skills in My Community

Published on: Apr 13 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The popularization of internet, social media, and mobile applications have intensely changed our modern society, creating new ways for starting and managing a business...
How Video Can Improve Agricultural Practices in Uganda

How Video Can Improve Agricultural Practices in Uganda

Published on: Apr 12 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Video Can Improve Agricultural Practices in Uganda
Smallholder farmers located in the Southwestern tip of Uganda engage in potato farming to feed their families and to earn some extra income. As part of Pasic, a...
Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?

Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?

Published on: Jan 23 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Can We Use Twitter to Protect Human Rights in Uganda (and America)?
Since at least 2009, Uganda has experienced a polarized media discourse on sexual minority rights. Politicians and prominent citizens have questioned the ability...