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Five Examples of United Nations Agencies Using Blockchain Technology

Five Examples of United Nations Agencies Using Blockchain Technology

Published on: Mar 08 2018 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
Blockchain technologies have the potential to help the international community reduce transaction costs, lower the risk of fraud, control financial risks and protect...
E-agriculture Strategy Guide From the FAO and ITU

E-agriculture Strategy Guide From the FAO and ITU

Published on: May 25 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
E-agriculture is about designing, developing and applying innovative ways to use ICTs in the rural domain, with a primary focus on agriculture. E-agriculture offers...
Should ICT4D Be Sidestreamed or Mainstreamed?

Should ICT4D Be Sidestreamed or Mainstreamed?

Published on: May 04 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Should ICT4D Be Sidestreamed or Mainstreamed?
Around the time of the MDGs, ICT4D became the focus for a critical mass of activity; a “sidestreaming” approach that saw specialist ICT4D units arise...
7 Tips for Better Digital M&E in Sustainable Development

7 Tips for Better Digital M&E in Sustainable Development

Published on: Dec 21 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 Tips for Better Digital M&E in Sustainable Development
With the landmark UN Sustainable Development Summit over, the discussion is now shifting to the question of how to operationalize the 17 ambitious goals in the...
Top 5 Considerations for Choosing a Mobile Data Collection Tool

Top 5 Considerations for Choosing a Mobile Data Collection Tool

Published on: Nov 02 2015 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
With the recent announcement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for the next fifteen years, it’s clear that there will be more intense scrutiny on organizations...
How Technology Can Revitalize the Worst Refugee Crisis of Our Time

How Technology Can Revitalize the Worst Refugee Crisis of Our Time

Published on: Aug 17 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Technology Can Revitalize the Worst Refugee Crisis of Our Time
Last year, the United Nations (UN) Refugee Agency reported that the number of refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced people worldwide exceeded 50 million...
Please RSVP Now: How Can ICT Improve Disaster Response?

Please RSVP Now: How Can ICT Improve Disaster Response?

Published on: Jul 28 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: How Can ICT Improve Disaster Response?
Natural and man-made disasters are affecting more people more often and at more cost than ever before. By rethinking how aid agencies work and communicate with...
The Problems with UNICEF Software Developer Hiring Practicies in Uganda

The Problems with UNICEF Software Developer Hiring Practicies in Uganda

Published on: Oct 08 2012 by David McCann - 8 Comments
I am David McCann and I’d like to tell you that UNICEF Uganda is hiring. If this job description seems dauntingly ambitious, that’s because it is....