Practical Insights on USAID

Breaking News: Bezos and Musk Launch New USAID Public Private Partnership

Breaking News: Bezos and Musk Launch New USAID Public Private Partnership

Published on: Apr 01 2021 by Bertie Heliograf - 14 Comments
Washington, D.C. – For Immediate Release, April 1, 2019: Today marks the start of a new era in international development with a unique public-private partnership...
USAID Guide: How to Evaluate Distance Learning in COVID-19 Response

USAID Guide: How to Evaluate Distance Learning in COVID-19 Response

Published on: Feb 24 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on USAID Guide: How to Evaluate Distance Learning in COVID-19 Response
As countries around the world have closed learning institutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching and learning have pivoted from in-person instruction...
New USAID Guide: How to Manage Artificial Intelligence Projects in International Development

New USAID Guide: How to Manage Artificial Intelligence Projects in International Development

Published on: Feb 10 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
As machine learning applications become more widely adopted, so does optimism for the ability for artificial intelligence to reshape the development sector, from...
USAID Vision for Systems-Level Action in Digital Health Solutions

USAID Vision for Systems-Level Action in Digital Health Solutions

Published on: Jan 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
USAID envisions a world in which advances in digital technologies are leveraged to help people access the information and services they need to live healthy and...
Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum 2021 – A Commitment to Global ICT4D Community

Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum 2021 – A Commitment to Global ICT4D Community

Published on: Jan 13 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: Global Digital Development Forum 2021 – A Commitment to Global ICT4D Community
We came together online last May to celebrate the global ICT4D community at the start of COVID-19 Digital Response for the first Global Digital Development Forum. GDDF...
Ghana’s Supply Chain Control Tower Success in Public Health

Ghana’s Supply Chain Control Tower Success in Public Health

Published on: Jan 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Ghana’s Supply Chain Control Tower Success in Public Health
The Control Tower concept has existed for a while in global supply chains. Control Towers are agile cloud computing platforms that provide actionable, granular...
New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

Published on: Dec 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework
Global health is a priority for USAID as the Agency works to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies. Our global health programs are focused...
Apply Now: $3.3 Million in Project Funding to Close Gender Digital Divide

Apply Now: $3.3 Million in Project Funding to Close Gender Digital Divide

Published on: Oct 19 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Digital technologies are revolutionizing the way we access information, financing, and networks—all critical tools for fully participating in the global economy....
How to Protect Digital Privacy and Security During COVID-19 Response

How to Protect Digital Privacy and Security During COVID-19 Response

Published on: Oct 14 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Protect Digital Privacy and Security During COVID-19 Response
What do cyber-attacks, virtual learning platforms, and the spread of misinformation online have in common? All have seen substantial spikes over the past four...
How to Use Digital Payments During COVID-19 Response

How to Use Digital Payments During COVID-19 Response

Published on: Oct 07 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Use Digital Payments During COVID-19 Response
The pandemic is affecting the way people interact with money; how much we spend, what we buy, and whether to opt for digital payments. In the US the switch to digital...