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  • collaboration humanitarina aid mobile network operators

    Positive Collaboration Is Possible Between Aid and Mobile Sectors

    London | By on July 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Positive Collaboration Is Possible Between Aid and Mobile Sectors

    Recently, the Digital Impact Alliance, DAI and Accenture Development Partnerships hosted a London Technology Salon on the question of: “Is Positive Collaboration Possible Between Aid and Mobile Sectors?” Subscribe today to get invited to future Technology Salons in London Eminent thought leaders Diana Sang (Digital Impact Alliance) and Oliver Rowntree (GSMA) shared their varied experiences…

  • developing country entrepreneurs

    How We Can Support Digital Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries

    London | By on April 19, 2019 | Comments Off on How We Can Support Digital Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries

    An increase in the number of tech entrepreneurs in the countries in which we work represents a huge opportunity to work with local talent to tackle important barriers from growth and economic opportunity, to financial access and healthcare. However, recognising that around 80% – 90% of start-ups fail in their first year, we need to…

  • If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

    London | By on February 5, 2015 | Comments Off on If Digital Freedom is a Myth, How Can We Ethically Provide Access to Cutting-Edge Technology?

    Ethics is an ever-present theme in Development and one which is sometimes overlooked in ICT4D/Technology for Development – a field in which people can sometimes get carried away with the supposed transformational potential of technology. So it is refreshing to arrive at a Technology Salon explicitly setting out to discuss these complex ethical issues. Lead…

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