Mobile for Development

The UN has launched a new app to empower migrants in Africa

The United Nations International Orgnasation for Migration (IOM) has launched a mobile app called MigApp to empower migrants in...

Smartphones are helping farmers in Latin America fight climate change

Thousands of smallholder farmers in Latin America are set to benefit from a new initiative that will enable them to improve their coping...

Technology is transforming healthcare systems around the world

The pace of health innovation is accelerating rapidly with new technologies regularly being discussed in the context of health and the...

The digital divide is closing: world’s least developed countries on track for universal internet

The UN have announced that the digital divide is narrowing with the world’s least developed and most vulnerable countries making...

Gavi and CDC Group Expanding their Programmes through Partnership and Investment

Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, is exploring new partnerships to expand their reach in the developing world. The public-private partnership...

Technology Giving Access to Healthcare in Africa

Access to healthcare in Africa differs greatly from region to region; and from urban centres to rural villages. The distance one...

Public-Private Partnerships in the Development Sector

A Devex report recently looked into five public-private partnerships between government development and aid agencies and private sector...

Planet of the Apps at the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit 2017

As part of the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit 2017 that took place in Washington, D.C., Planet of the Apps presented...

Interview with Christopher Ivory, VP Land Solutions at Global Eagle

How is Global Eagle involved in the humanitarian aid and development sector?  Global Eagle acquired Emerging Markets Communications...

Facilitating Local Innovation to Community Problems through 3D Printing Technology

Two years ago Colin Keogh and Dr Shane Keaveney began a charitable project with the goal of enabling the access of innovators from the...

Humanitarian leaders to gather at Aid & Development Asia Summit next week

More than 250 high-profile representatives from NGOs, businesses, government and UN organisations are set to convene at the Aid &...

[Infographic] Meeting Education SDGs in Myanmar

Public spending on education has risen by 49% in Myanmar since 2012. However, only half of school-age children complete their education....