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October 18, 2017

Going to Scale with ICTs for Agriculture

"...These technological applications are capable of reaching hundreds of millions of smallholder farmers and stakeholders in rural areas, acting as a catalyst for positive change and in achieving the...

October 18, 2017

Digital Health for Systems: Strengthening Family Planning Systems Through Time and Resource Efficiencies

This brief summarises the experience and evidence for the most commonly used digital health technologies aimed at supporting health systems and service delivery for family planning around the world....

October 16, 2017

How to Use Social Media to Better Engage People Affected by Crises

"Existing studies show that digital communications channels can be critical before, during and after natural disasters, crises and armed conflicts, to save lives and reduce suffering (e.g. by...

October 16, 2017

How to Use Social Media to Better Engage People Affected by Crises

"Existing studies show that digital communications channels can be critical before, during and after natural disasters, crises and armed conflicts, to save lives and reduce suffering (e.g. by...

October 12, 2017

Using Mobile Phones to Improve Vaccination Uptake in 21 Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Systematic Review

"There is reason to be optimistic regarding the potential for mobile phones to increase vaccination coverage in LMIC."

October 4, 2017

The Potential of Social Media Intelligence to Improve People's Lives: Social Media Data for Good

Developed with support from Facebook, this report from the Governance Lab (GovLab) explores the premise that data - and, in particular, the data and analytical expertise held by social media...

October 4, 2017

Women's Pathways to the Digital Sector: Stories of Opportunities and Challenges

"This study aims at understanding the role of ICT [information and communication technology] in realising women's rights, gender equality and women's economic empowerment in order to identify...

October 4, 2017

Making Innovation and Technology Work for Women

"From mobile banking ventures that facilitate women's entrepreneurship to e-learning platforms that take classrooms to individuals, social innovations have the potential to serve as a powerful tool...

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September 25, 2017

"Active community participation was undeniably missing in the conceptualisation, implementation and monitoring of the accountability platforms...

September 21, 2017

"[T]o what extent are ICTs contributing to development, particularly that of the relatively poor members of society? How can we extend the...

September 20, 2017

“Women represent an untapped business opportunity in mHealth, with direct and indirect commercial benefits for the mobile industry.”

September 20, 2017

"Digital choices for democracy can empower or disempower citizens; can present citizens with real alternatives for equality, thereby deepening...

September 18, 2017

"In a region with more mobile phones than people,...digital growth in Southeast Asia presents opportunities for children on the move to make...

September 14, 2017

"For a mobile engagement project to create real impact, affordable and scalable technology is a necessary starting point, but elements of...

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