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Blog | May 24, 2017 | Open Data Labs

Supported by Making All Voices Count, the Innovating for Open Cities project began with the hope to make...

Blog | May 24, 2017 | Erica Hagen

For nearly a decade, Map Kibera has been using interactive community mapping to engage citizens in a Nairobi slum, and to present evidence to policy-makers on what is needed.

I’ve recently had the opportunity to spend some...

Blog | June 1, 2017 | Keke Molebatsi

Learning visits offer a range of benefits, well beyond just taking in information and understanding the work your host is doing.

It’s more of an intellectual and physical journey that creates a common understanding,...

Blog | June 7, 2017 | Keke Molebatsi

The main challenge that Yowzit has faced in scaling up our model of transparency and accountability has been in going beyond the traditional user base of our ratings-and-review platform. We have tried to go beyond our predominantly suburban,...

Blog | June 14, 2017 | Ash Hartwell

The TGCI Liberian Citizen-Government Engagement Project (CGEP) seeks to engage citizens and government in interventions to combat child sexual abuse and gender-based violence in Liberia. It works in areas of the country where there have been...

Blog | June 20, 2017 | Laeticia Klein

The Indian city of Hyderabad was venue for the ninth international conference on the use of ICT for development (ICT4D). Eight hundred participants from over 300 organisations in 76 countries assembled for presentations, discussions and panels...

Blog | June 20, 2017 | Preston Whitt

Let’s start with the punchline from Results for Development’s MAVC-sponsored research on tech innovation hubs and policy co-creation:

"The full potential of tech innovation hubs to contribute to a more vibrant local...

Blog | July 3, 2017 | Czarina Medina-Guce

How does a moment last forever… or at least long enough for lessons to be learned? This is the challenge for innovation initiatives – short-spanned, risk-taking, development projects that aim to test a theory of change in the most...

Blog | July 5, 2017 | Lanz Baltazar

"We need new interventions … [which] make sure that present inequalities do not get reflected in the new technology." – Dr Emmanuel Lallana, IdeaCorp, Inc.

As digital technology tools continue to feature prominently in development...

Blog | July 6, 2017 | Heather Gilberds and Blair Glencorse

Recently, we concluded a Making All Voices Count Practitioner Research and Learning grant, focusing on the dynamics, process and outcomes of building accountability with young people in Liberia. The research generated some...

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