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Key Takeaways from the 11th ICT4D Conference Part Two

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Following Part 1, this second webinar completes the summary of key trends, discussion topics, and lessons learned as shared by the presenters at the 11th ICT4D Conference in Kampala, Uganda.

Conference practitioners exchanged case studies of achieving excellence in existing ICT4D programs, or implementing new digital technologies across various sectors and departments. Particularly, data analytics and the move to data-smart decision making was at the center of the discussions in agriculture, financial inclusion, and supply chain management of this well received new conference track that focused on responsible data and information security. In this webinar, expert speakers will recap their conference sessions and share insights on:

  • ICT innovations and emerging partnership models in agriculture
  • Trends in digital financial services for supporting small holder farmers and in humanitarian response
  • Advancing your supply chain information and real-time data-based decisions
  • Practical guidance on responsible data use and how to balance data transparency with privacy rights and security
  • Building and maintaining ICT4D partnerships and data sharing collaborations
  • What does the future hold for ICT4D?

Speakers

Michael Dawson, Senior Technology for Development Advisor, Mercy Corps

Jessica Uy, Project Manager, Chemonics International

Ram Kiran Dhulipala, Head of Digital Agriculture & Youth, ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute in Semi-Arid Tropics)

Ray Short, Director, Institutional Partnerships/GBI Chief of Party, NetHope

Moderator

Sonja Ruetzel, ICT4D Partnerships and Conference Manager, Catholic Relief Services

 


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