ICTs

Tech Salon Summary: children, youth, migration and ICT

Migration is central to the current political debate as well as to the development discussion, especially in conversations about the “post 2015” agenda, the ‘youth bulge’, and youth employment. Prevention work is not likely to end migration, regardless of the organizations and governments working to improve the well-being of children and youth in their home communities.

Corporate Narratives, ICTs, and Development

original image courtesyOnce upon a time, a very long time ago, before even Google or mobile phones and long before Facebook, there was just the Internet.

Ben White, founder of VC4Africa, shares his thoughts on crowdsourcing business opportunities in Africa

Ben White, founder of VC4Africa an online platform that connects entrepreneurs and investors dedicated to building innovative and sustainable ventures in Africa, shares his thoughts on crowdsourcing business opportunities in Africa.

7 (or more) questions to ask before adding ICTs

Josh's FLSMS Ushahidi DiagramDrawing by Josh Nesbit (Frontline SMS: Medic) and James Bon Tempo (Jhpiego) from an amazing brainstorming session in early Feb 2010.

When looking at integrating ICTs (Information and Communication Technology) into existing programs, or making an initiative go further or work better with ICTs, there is a lot to figure out before you even get started….

On Girls and ICTs


At the Technology Salon hosted by the UN Foundation’s Technology Partnership with Vodafone Foundation on Jan 28, 2010, some folks from the DC area (and beyond) will gather to share experiences around girls and ICTs.
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