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The past 30 days in technology for development

A Six-Point Plan for Change

Late last year I was in South Africa attending Buntwani 2015. As always, it was great meeting new people and catching up with old friends. Sadly, some of those old ‘friends’ included many of the issues we seem to continually face in the development sector, issues which don’t seem to ever want to go away.

How Entrepreneurs are Advancing Dairy Farming in Pakistan

“Pakistan is one of the top five providers of milk in the world, but the average cow in Pakistan produces three times less milk than the cows in Europe and other countries,” says Usman, a 2014 alumnus of the

Helping Youth Pursue Meaningful Employment in Morocco

IREX, in collaboration with FHI360, USAID/Morocco and the Ministry of Higher Education of the Kingdom of Morocco, is pleased to announce the opening of the Career Center at Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech, Morocco. Established through the USAI

Can the World's Expanding Health Sector Heal Our Economies?

All over the world, the health sector is predicted to be the largest source of job creation for the next decade.Its growth is being driven by increasing numbers of older people and by the expansion of the global middle class.

ICTs in Evaluation Practice

Over the past 4 years I’ve had the opportunity to look more closely at the role of ICTs in Monitoring and Evaluation practice (and the privilege of working with Michael Bamberger and Nancy MacPherson in this area).

M&E of Tech in humanitarian and development work: How can we do it better?

I used to write blog posts two or three times a week, but things have been a little quiet here for the past couple of years. That’s partly because I’ve been ‘doing actual work’ (as we like to say) trying to implement the theoretical ‘good practices’ that I like soapboxing about.

How to Reduce Misinformation with ICTs in Rural Kenya

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Zika: The Cost of Doing Nothing

The Zika epidemic has spread like wildfire through Latin America. Yet the global and national responses have remained slow.

AlterMundi, APC's new member in Argentina: "Let's talk about extending the internet infrastructure"

26 May 2016
(Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

AlterMundi is, in the words of its members, “a network of activists, working with people with no knowledge of networks or information technology so that they can construct and maintain their own

Challenges to civil society participation in internet governance in the MENA region

AMMAN
26 May 2016
(Mohammad Tarakiyee)

This paper focuses on regional challenges to civil participation in internet governance and the state of internet rights in the Middle East and North Africa, linking them with civil society advocacy strategies.

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