Practical Insights on USAID

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...
Innovations to Accelerate Universal Internet Adoption

Innovations to Accelerate Universal Internet Adoption

Published on: Mar 15 2017 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
Mobile and internet services have the power to transform lives, offering life-enhancing financial, health, and many other services, as well as the simple ability...
Register Now: $120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar

Register Now: $120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar

Published on: Feb 08 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Register Now: $120,000 for Civic Tech Ideas in Myanmar
Are you interested using technology to help Myanmar? Do you have ideas on how public information could be made more accessible, key issues affecting the community...
Please Help USAID Develop Responsible Data Practices for Digital Development

Please Help USAID Develop Responsible Data Practices for Digital Development

Published on: Feb 06 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Are you managing personally identifiable data? Have you struggled with the need to share, yet protect sensitive data? Do you worry about privacy risks and want...
How We Fought Ebola with Information

How We Fought Ebola with Information

Published on: Jan 25 2017 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In December 2013, a little-known viral hemorrhagic fever in West Africa was detected in a forest region of Guinea. It was soon confirmed to be Ebola Virus Disease,...
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...
The Biased State of Gender Disaggregated M&E Data

The Biased State of Gender Disaggregated M&E Data

Published on: Dec 12 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Biased State of Gender Disaggregated M&E Data
  Recently, we sent out a survey on international development experiences with gender data to help inform the MERL Tech conference. We asked whether international...
3 Reasons Why Big Data Should Not Be Open Data

3 Reasons Why Big Data Should Not Be Open Data

Published on: Nov 16 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Big Data Should Not Be Open Data
Recently, Bill Kedrock wrote that Big Data Needs to be Open Data, based on a presentation by Dr. Debisi Araba at MERLTech 2016. Bill concluded by calling for donors...
Three Factors to Make Your ICTforAg Efforts More Effective

Three Factors to Make Your ICTforAg Efforts More Effective

Published on: Oct 19 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Three Factors to Make Your ICTforAg Efforts More Effective
I am an optimistic skeptic of ICT4D and ICTforAg. The potential role of ICT in Development is obvious, but we often seem to be overselling the current reality. Donors...