development

International development: A problem of image, or a problem of substance?

The world has problems. Big problems. They need big answers, ambitious projects and innovative solutions. And that costs money. Lots of it. Three trillion dollars over the past sixty years, if the research is to be believed. Fixing stuff is big business.

Lyon Declaration On Access to Information and Development launched

LYON
19 August 2014
(IFLA)

APC signs the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Deve

Ushahidi Platform: Under the Hood (Part 3)

This post is the third in a series of articles that will be devoted to explaining the Ushahidi Platform at a technical level for programmers and deployers.

Time for a Donor Funding Charter?

Innovation isn’t about green bean bags and whacky idea sessions. It is a long term business development strategy
Lucy Gower

Ushahidi Platform: Under the Hood (Part 2)

This post is the second in a series of articles that will be devoted to explaining the Ushahidi Platform at a technical level for programmers and deployers.

In the last blog post, we explored how the architecture of the Ushahidi Platform is radically changing from v2 to v3.

Reflections on two days in a ‘media silo’

I’m sitting in the old German parliament building listening to a plenary discussion on activism.

Announcing our first Beta release of Ushahidi v3

It’s been a couple of months since we shared what progress we’ve been making on Ushahidi v3. Today, we’re rolling out a beta version of Ushahidi v3, v3.0.0-beta.1.

Enabling a future generation of writers

This post was written by Rebecca Leege from World Vision.
When children are acquiring reading skills, good teaching is critical. But just as critical is the opportunity to practice reading. Practice allows children to apply skills learned in class and to expand their vocabulary and content knowledge through reading.

We’re moving our Dev Chat to IRC

Our community skype chat has seen some great improvement in activity over the past few weeks, with more folks seeking to collaborate and ask questions.

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