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Please RSVP Now for USAID Digital Development Forum: The Next 10 Years

Please RSVP Now for USAID Digital Development Forum: The Next 10 Years

Published on: Jan 10 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Twenty years ago, USAID’s groundbreaking Leland Initiative helped accelerate the internet revolution in African countries. It was followed by numerous other programs,...
What You Need to Know About the USAID Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit

What You Need to Know About the USAID Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit

Published on: Nov 01 2017 by Kristen Roggemann - Comments Off on What You Need to Know About the USAID Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit
Recently USAID’s Global Development Lab and mStar project released the Gender and ICT Survey Toolkit. In an informative webinar (you can listen to the recording...
Trump’s Potential USAID Budget Decimates ICT4D Funding

Trump’s Potential USAID Budget Decimates ICT4D Funding

Published on: May 04 2017 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
It’s no secret that President Trump dislikes traditional diplomacy. His use of Twitter and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner to set foreign policy is unpresidented...
Apply Now: USAID Digital Development Awards

Apply Now: USAID Digital Development Awards

Published on: Apr 24 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: USAID Digital Development Awards
USAID is delighted to announce the first-ever Digital Development Awards, part of the USAID Catalyst Awards. USAID has a long and rich tradition of transforming...
President-Elect Trump’s USAID Briefing Book on the US Global Development Lab

President-Elect Trump’s USAID Briefing Book on the US Global Development Lab

Published on: Dec 18 2016 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on President-Elect Trump’s USAID Briefing Book on the US Global Development Lab
Whenever a new political administration ascends into power in the USA, each government agency writes a briefing book describing their efforts and aspirations. USAID...
How Can We Create an Integrated ICTforAg Sensor Ecosystem?

How Can We Create an Integrated ICTforAg Sensor Ecosystem?

Published on: Sep 28 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
We are on the cusp of a second green revolution. Through the application of connected technologies, we have the potential to increase agricultural productivity...
Managing the Data Transmission Constraints When Using ICTforAg Sensors

Managing the Data Transmission Constraints When Using ICTforAg Sensors

Published on: Sep 21 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Managing the Data Transmission Constraints When Using ICTforAg Sensors
By 2018, according to a recent report from Ericsson, the largest category of connected devices in the world will be comprised of a variety of vehicles and machines,...
3 Barriers to Using Sensors to Improve ICTforAg

3 Barriers to Using Sensors to Improve ICTforAg

Published on: Sep 14 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Barriers to Using Sensors to Improve ICTforAg
As mentioned in Sabeen Dhanani’s initial post in this series, How Can Sensor Technologies and Precision Farming Improve Agriculture?, technology is the easiest...
How Can Sensor Technologies and Precision Farming Improve Agriculture?

How Can Sensor Technologies and Precision Farming Improve Agriculture?

Published on: Sep 07 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Can Sensor Technologies and Precision Farming Improve Agriculture?
The use of precise, granular data collected via remote and ground sensors has tremendous potential to improve agriculture outcomes. In the industrialized world...
Need Funding? Here Are 3 New ICT4D Calls for Proposals

Need Funding? Here Are 3 New ICT4D Calls for Proposals

Published on: Feb 04 2016 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
We all would love more cash for our great digital development ideas, so the hunt for new investors and donors is never-ending. Luckily, we’ve found three...