ICTDev Pulse

The Importance of Big Data Partnerships for Sustainable Development

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By Robert Kirkpatrick
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s

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.

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.

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