Practical Insights on Video

8 Ways to Digitize Your MERL Practices During COVID-19 Response

8 Ways to Digitize Your MERL Practices During COVID-19 Response

Published on: Apr 09 2020 by Guest Writer - 7 Comments
All of a sudden you’re stuck at home because of the new coronavirus.  You’re looking at your monitoring and evaluation commitments and your programme requirements...
Coronavirus Canceled Your Conference – Let’s Organize a Virtual Event!

Coronavirus Canceled Your Conference – Let’s Organize a Virtual Event!

Published on: Mar 05 2020 by Wayan Vota - 67 Comments
With over 95,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus COVID-19 in 76 countries and over 3,200 deaths globally, in-person events are being canceled at an accelerated rate....
Nollywood: A Secret Weapon for African Social and Behavior Change

Nollywood: A Secret Weapon for African Social and Behavior Change

Published on: Jul 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Years ago, I remember debating the design of an intervention meant to increase the role of women in Africa society. The budget was relatively small, but the donor...
Balancing Technology and Human Touch in Agriculture Extension Services

Balancing Technology and Human Touch in Agriculture Extension Services

Published on: Sep 27 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Balancing Technology and Human Touch in Agriculture Extension Services
For farmers who do not trust or simply do not understand information technology, successful organizations must balance new technology and human interaction in agricultural...
How Video Can Improve Agricultural Practices in Uganda

How Video Can Improve Agricultural Practices in Uganda

Published on: Apr 12 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Video Can Improve Agricultural Practices in Uganda
Smallholder farmers located in the Southwestern tip of Uganda engage in potato farming to feed their families and to earn some extra income. As part of Pasic, a...
8 Technology Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy

8 Technology Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy

Published on: May 15 2013 by Aaron Mason - Comments Off on 8 Technology Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy
Interested in joining the conversation? Sign up to get invited to our next event. The aftermath Hurricane Sandy saw massive response efforts including an unprecedented...
Happy Holidays with an Uplifting Video of iPods in Education in Rwanda

Happy Holidays with an Uplifting Video of iPods in Education in Rwanda

Published on: Dec 24 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Happy Holidays with an Uplifting Video of iPods in Education in Rwanda
Here is an uplifting ICT4E story where Edify is using Teachermate software on iPods to improve educational outcomes in Rwanda and Ghana. Watch the video above...
5 Reasons Why YouTube HD Videos are the Computing Benchmark for ICT4D

5 Reasons Why YouTube HD Videos are the Computing Benchmark for ICT4D

Published on: May 02 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why YouTube HD Videos are the Computing Benchmark for ICT4D
With the proliferation of computer hardware from desktops to laptops to myriad mobile phones, smartphones, tablets and everything in between, there is a real...
How to Use “How To” Videos to Change Practitioners Behaviors

How to Use “How To” Videos to Change Practitioners Behaviors

Published on: Apr 27 2012 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
I am Ann Jimerson, a behavior change specialist for Alive & Thrive at FHI 360. While working on a U.S.-based project on obesity, I’d had a gratifying...
19 mHealth Reality Checks from 2011 mHealth Summit

19 mHealth Reality Checks from 2011 mHealth Summit

Published on: Jan 20 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on 19 mHealth Reality Checks from 2011 mHealth Summit
At the 2011 mHealth Summit, James BonTempo and I (supported by Plan International USA and MCHIP via USAID) co-hosted the “mHealth Reality Booth,” which we hoped...