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Scaling Technology Solutions with Development Engineering

Scaling Technology Solutions with Development Engineering

Published on: Jul 12 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Scaling Technology Solutions with Development Engineering
Scaling technologies that promote economic development is challenging – as evidenced by the massive number of pilots that drain the talent and resources of practitioners,...
How to Have an Effective Facebook Page for Civil Society Organizations

How to Have an Effective Facebook Page for Civil Society Organizations

Published on: Jul 03 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How to Have an Effective Facebook Page for Civil Society Organizations
Social media, specifically Facebook, use is growing rapidly around the world. It is becoming one of the most popular sources of information, even in poor Southeast...
USAID Guide: Strengthening Civil Society through Social Media

USAID Guide: Strengthening Civil Society through Social Media

Published on: Jun 21 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on USAID Guide: Strengthening Civil Society through Social Media
Social media may be passing television as a source for news around the world. A Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism report found that over 28% of 18–24...
Opportunities and Challenges for Data-Driven Agricultural Innovation

Opportunities and Challenges for Data-Driven Agricultural Innovation

Published on: Jun 14 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Opportunities and Challenges for Data-Driven Agricultural Innovation
Opportunities and challenges relevant to smallholder agriculture in emerging economies are increasing thanks to the continued proliferation of smartphones, sensors,...
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...
Please RSVP Now: Digital Development Forum Zambia

Please RSVP Now: Digital Development Forum Zambia

Published on: Apr 26 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: Digital Development Forum Zambia
RSVP Now to Attend and Present Over the past decade, mobile Internet access has rapidly expanded across Zambia. Now, over 80% of Zambians have access to a mobile...
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...
Reducing Risk and Increasing Agricultural Loans with Mobile Money in Ghana

Reducing Risk and Increasing Agricultural Loans with Mobile Money in Ghana

Published on: Apr 17 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Reducing Risk and Increasing Agricultural Loans with Mobile Money in Ghana
Like in many developing countries, agriculture is the mainstay of the Ghanaian economy. 62 percent of Ghanaians are employed in the sector, says Doris Amponsaa...
Your New Business Development Pipeline Toolkit

Your New Business Development Pipeline Toolkit

Published on: Apr 10 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Your New Business Development Pipeline Toolkit
Dimagi has grown quickly in pursuit of our mission to help frontline programs around the world amplify their impact with digital technology. Over the last 15 years,...
Breaking News: Apple Buys USAID and US State Department

Breaking News: Apple Buys USAID and US State Department

Published on: Apr 01 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
WASHINGTON, D.C. – For Immediate Release, April 1, 2017 – Apple® today announced it has agreed to acquire the critically acclaimed US Department of State and...