ICTDev Pulse

Crisis Mapping and Remote Sensing Satellites

Has there been a discussion regarding utilization of the new generation of Earth observing satellites for crisis mapping? There are many systems, some operational and other in the planning stages that might be useful. The common fault it that most of these systems have relatively poor spatial resolution.

IREX Remembers John Paul Usman of Nigeria

IREX and the Mandela Washington Fellowship family mourn the death of John Paul Usman, a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow from Nigeria, who passed away after a tragi

Due diligence? We need an app for that.

The ubiquity of mobile phones, the reach of the Internet, the shear number of problems facing the planet, competitions and challenges galore, pots of money and strong media interest in tech-for-good projects has today created the perfect storm.

Yes, Farmers Do Use Mobile Phones for Market Prices

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"The ICT sector should be driving global discussion about respect for human rights in the private sector"

24 June 2016
(APC for APCNews)

In a paper entitled “Business and digital rights: Taking stock of the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in the ICT sector”, author David Sullivan analyses the implementation of the Guiding Principles in the ICT sector.

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