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Information & Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) is the practice of applying what we now simply call 'tech' to developing contexts. Examples include projects like One Laptop Per Child and SMS surveys to reach people in rural areas. ICT4D too often relies on outside intervention from well-meaning but non-local actors, and has been criticized as focusing on shiny new tech when longstanding underlying issues pose a graver threat to human development.

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Community Technology Empowerment Network (CTEN) – A Refugee Led Initiative

Community Technology Empowerment Network (CTEN) is a refugee-founded and led organisation, which began in 2016 as community-based initiative in Rhino Camp refugee settlement West Nile region of Uganda. CTENs mission is to give community knowledge in digital technology for purposes of understanding and eventually building digital skills for employability, resulting in livelihoods resilience.

CIPESA

ICT Policy Centre for Eastern and Southern Africa — Promoting effective and inclusive ICT Policy in Africa

Open Development Thailand

Sharing information about Thailand and its development with the world.

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD)

CITAD is a non-governmental and non-profit organization that is committed to the use of information and communication technologies for development and promotion of good governance.

Digital Green

Digital Green is a global development organization that empowers smallholder farmers to lift themselves out of poverty by harnessing the collective power of technology and grassroots-level partnerships.

Tech-Kusema Innovators

Investing in education, training and skills development by ensuring that ICT is fully and appropriately integrated into education and training at all levels and also establishing educational networks for sharing educational resources and promoting e-learning at all levels; Building capacity of the youth to fully integrate them into the Country’s technological transformation;

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