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Humanitarian blockchain: Are we there yet?

At our April Technology Salon we discussed the evidence and good practice base for blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) in the humanitarian sector.

SwitchPoint 2019: Day 2

By Margarite Nathe,
Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth International
April 26, 2019
There’s no stopping the changes coming to the development sector. But let’s be smart about them.

Comments on the proposed review of the licensing framework for the telecommunications sector in Uganda

APC joined Rhizomatica, Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa, the AfChix Uganda chapter, BOSCO Uganda and the Internet Society to submit comments to a public consultation on the licensing framework for the t

SwitchPoint 2019: Day 1

By Margarite Nathe,
Principal Editor/Writer, IntraHealth International
April 25, 2019
It takes tenacity to work in global health and development. These folks have it.

ICTs for Protecting and Strengthening Indigenous Languages

(New York, USA) ICTs can serve as a key tool for the empowerment of indigenous peoples, but only when the knowledge and digital economies are accessible in their own languages. 

Making our presence felt: Women's involvement in online content creation in Ghana

In this exploration of the questions of access and economy for women in Ghana, the author takes a closer look at the digital gender gap. When women don't have equal access to the internet, then what are the economic implications?