Access to Technology

ICT4Democracy: WOUGNET builds Capacity in ICT skills in Amuru and Gulu Districts, Northern Uganda

Rural communities particularly women are prone to poor service delivery and corruption due to lack of awareness about Government functions and service delivery but through strategic use of ICTs, there can be improved access to public services, increased efficiency, transparency ...

Simple but Not Easy – Why Strategic Integration of ICTs into Development Programmes Is Not Easy

In this editorial published on the Learning and Networking Blog of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Patrick Kalas, former SDC ICT4D Program Manager, reflects on 7 years of engagement within the information and communication technologies (ICTs) for ...

Policy Brief: Strengthening Agriculture Marketing with ICT (ICT in Agriculture Sourcebook forum #1)

The World Bank, in collaboration with the e-Agriculture Community and FAO, is holding a series of online forums. These forums stem from the launch of the World Bank's ICT in Agriculture e-Sourcebook and the growing demand for knowledge on how to ...

World Telecommunication/Information Society Day 2012 Collaboration in Uganda

Commonwealth Peoples' Association Uganda (CPAUG) a member of the UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID) CoE and current Global Coordinator for the Community of Expertise (CoE) are planning to have a Girls in ICT day on 26th April ...

Ict4d Youth Network: My Techresolution 2012!

I have been on Facebook for more than enough time. I have met old acquaintances and made new friends across the globe. I have had my share of stories and now the initial fire of new friends is dying down. ...

Reporting on the WITU Launch

REPORTING ON THE WITU LAUNCH The Women in Technology Uganda Launch was a true stamp that women in Uganda are tired of taking the back seat while men take full charge in the technology and information technology sector. It was nice ...

10 ways NGOs can get more out of Facebook

Socialbrite is a learning hub & sharing community that brings together top experts in social media, causes and online philanthropy. Socialbrite provides answers to 10 of the most common question non-profits have about Facebook.1. Why should you use ...

FOSS for Sustainable Development Survey (FOSSDeva)

The aim of the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) for Sustainable Development (FOSSDeva survey) is to investigate the potential impact of FOSS for sustainable development in Africa. The survey is part of the impact of ...

EasySites: Websites for Individuals, Communities and Small Organisations.

You are looking to build and maintain a new website, but as a small or medium business, NGO, educational institute or individual, you are hampered by the challenges before you. For instance;You want more ...

GoogleDocs: Online Document Management System.

Google Docs is a free to use, Web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, form, and data storage service offered by Google. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with ...