Thanks to the increasingly ease of use of ICTs and the overall reduction of cost of technology, the application of ICTs is becoming mature in a myriad of different sectors connected to global...
The journal "World Development", by Elsevier, has published the article "Mobile Phones and Farmers’ Marketing Decisions in Ethiopia" (Vol. 68, pp. 296–307, 2015), an interesting article by...
Mobile for Development, by the GSM Association (GSMA), has published on 4 November 2014 the "Digital Inclusion Report 2014".
Although the progresses made in the last several years, the rural digital...
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has published "Integrating Mobiles into Development Project", an interesting handbook prepared by FHI 360 and OpenRevolution, and written by Josh...
Thanks to the support of the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund - part of GSMA's "Mobile for Development Utilities Programme" -...
In order to promote the use of technology as a tool for solving the “world’s most pressing problems”, Google has launched the 2014 edition of the Google Impact Challenge | UK.
This initiative is an...
"India and China: A Comparative Analysis of Mobile Phones in Agriculture" is a Master thesis defended by its author Prashanthi Bonthu in February 2014 at The University of Kansas, USA.
The aim of...
Information and Communication Technologies for Development always look for most accessible and remote solutions to provide best possible support to users. The user base under concern with such...
Agriculture is the main source of income and employment for 70% of the world’s poor living in rural areas. Yet, access to crucial farming information and technologies such as weather forecasts,...
While digital financial services via mobile channels offer great promise for improving the lives of smallholders and their families, significant challenges remain.