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The past 30 days in technology for development

Video-based learning for rural communities

Rikin Gandhi and Aishwarya Pillai explain how video-based learning can encourage communities to be co-creators of knowledge and not just passive recipients.  

The role of academic institutions

Academic institutions play a key role in addressing the challenges facing the agricultural  

Government-supported e-extension

Grace Agili and Stephen Rono discuss the public sector’s efforts to introduce e-extension at the county level in Kenya.

The creativity and passion of the private sector

The agricultural sector can make good use of the private sector’s creativity and passion.   

NGOs in the ICT4Ag space

Shaun Ferris discusses how different technologies have transformed the way NGOs work in communities affected by poverty and injustice.  

Farmer organisations offer ICT solutions

Farmer organisations can deliver ICT-based services to improve farmers’ incomes, reduce cost and wastage, and expand their markets  

Using audio to deliver knowledge

Audio is an effective way of delivering agriculture extension information to marginalised rural farmers.  

Scientific animations without borders

How can we connect local and global experts to create and deploy educational content for low-literate learners in the form of animated videos?  

Sustainable and scalable business models

Michael Elliott discusses different business models that can lead to success in the long term.  

HRH Global Resource Center August Update

This monthly update from the HRH Global Resource Center provides information on the latest resources, improvements, and news from this digital library devoted to human resources for health (HRH).
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A ‘Third Umpire’ for policing in South Africa: applying body cameras in the Western Cape

Technological innovations are having a profound effect on the form and content of policing. But what are the possibilities for the use of these new technologies for improving law enforcement in the global South? A new initiative led by the Brazil-based Igarapé Institute is testing this question.

New Version of iHRIS Improves Health Workforce Data Presentation and Usability

IntraHealth International announces a major release of the iHRIS health workforce information software. Version 4.2 introduces changes to the core software that improve data presentation and usability.

Current and Future Trends in ICT for Education in Southeast Asia

The recent Technology Salon Bangkok asking Can Technology Improve Education in Asia? brought together more than 25 professionals in education and technology to separate the hype from the promise in ICT4Edu. We had two lead discussants to guide our discussion: Scott Andersen, Director, IREX for AMDI (Advancing MOOCs for Development Initiative) Steven Ehrenberg, Associate Director,...

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