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Harnessing the Value of the Digital Principles for Inclusive Development

Last week, the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL), the Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) and the Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) together presented on inclusive digital development at the Bond Conference in London– Europe’s largest annual international development event. Eliguard Dawson, DOT Tanzania’s Country Director, was the keynote speaker for the session, showcasing what the Principles for Digital […]

The Digital Impact Alliance Open Source Center Announces Strategic Grants to Foster Ecosystem Change

OSC continues to support projects aimed at improving the capacity and use of technology to advance development and humanitarian efforts WASHINGTON, DC — The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) Open Source Center announced its Request for Applications (RFA) for strategic grants to fund open source projects serving the international development and humanitarian sectors. The Strategic Grants […]

Video: What Are The Principles for Digital Development?

Stewarded by the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) the Principles for Digital Development are nine “living” guidelines designed to help digital development practitioners integrate established best practices into technology-enabled programs. Learn more at https://digitalprinciples.org/

Practicing the Principles of Digital Development in East Africa: Dar es Salaam 2017

On Oct. 12, 2017, a diverse group of over 100 digital development professionals gathered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to discuss how to put the Principles for Digital Development into practice within the context of East Africa’s rapid growth. This event was the first event in a three-part series of events organized by the Digital […]

Cross-Post: Digital Development into Practice: Co-Designing a Citizen Feedback Tool that Makes Sense

In April the World Bank endorsed [1] the Principles for Digital Development [2], signaling its intent to support the use of technologies in projects through human-centered, contextually appropriate, collaborative, safe, and sustainable design. But what does this look like in practice? On the surface, projects that adopt the Digital Principles may not look so different […]