Practical Insights on Youth

What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?

What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?

Published on: Nov 04 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?
While the rapid development of information and other technologies has brought the world closer together, it has also contributed to highlighting some of the glaring...
How SMS Messages Revitalize the Lives of Cambodian Youth

How SMS Messages Revitalize the Lives of Cambodian Youth

Published on: Oct 05 2015 by Tharum Bun - Comments Off on How SMS Messages Revitalize the Lives of Cambodian Youth
While social media and radio are two of the most popular channels among young people in Cambodia, text messaging has remained a basic mean to send and receive short-yet-useful...
How Ugandan Youth Are Making Money with ICT for Agriculture

How Ugandan Youth Are Making Money with ICT for Agriculture

Published on: Jun 08 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Uganda has the world’s youngest population with over 78 percent of its population below the age of 30. Though the country also has one of the highest youth unemployment...
Are We Using Facebook Enough?

Are We Using Facebook Enough?

Published on: Apr 30 2014 by Jim Teicher - 1 Comment
In the developing world, a teacher’s connection to information and his or her personal learning network are key factors in the quality of education students receive,...
The Role of ICTs in Child and Youth Migration and Mobility

The Role of ICTs in Child and Youth Migration and Mobility

Published on: Jan 20 2014 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on The Role of ICTs in Child and Youth Migration and Mobility
Migration has been a part of the human experience since the dawn of time, and populations have always moved in search of resources and better conditions. Today,...
Bask in the Technology Spotlight at the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference

Bask in the Technology Spotlight at the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference

Published on: Aug 23 2013 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Youth today have unprecedented access to information with near ubiquitous Internet access powered by radical increases in mobile technology and new low-cost...
Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Technology View From Youth in Sierra Leone, Sweden, Indonesia and Uganda

Published on: Aug 16 2013 by Linda Raftree - 2 Comments
Recently, 600 exceptional youth activists from 80 countries arrived to New York City for a UN Takeover, where they called for urgent action by member states...
126 Million Reasons to Use Mobile Solutions in Education

126 Million Reasons to Use Mobile Solutions in Education

Published on: Aug 02 2013 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
126 million. The old adage says that there is strength in numbers, but in this case it is a sign of a global society that either cares too little or is not imaginative...
How We Can Create Digital Jobs for African Youth

How We Can Create Digital Jobs for African Youth

Published on: Jul 18 2013 by Linda Raftree - 3 Comments
At the Technology Salon on “How Can We Create Digital Jobs for African Youth?” our discussion was led by Lauren Dawes, who leads the GSMA’s...
How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

Published on: Jul 01 2013 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
According to the UN, there are 75 million unemployed youth globally, making youth unemployment one of the biggest challenges for both developing and developed...