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Crowdsourcing transparency and accountability

Find ways to make better use of technology like phones and digital cameras to improve transparency and accountability in delivery of public goods and services related to development and humanitarian response

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App Store for the Poor

Increase access to informaiton and improve livelihoods through mobile apps. Create/encourage a unified methodology, like Masawa (masawa.org -- kicking poverty in the apps) for getting mobile apps, created by NGOs, IOs, developers, governments, and private sector actors, into the hands of the world's poor. By sharing the apps across typically siloed geographies, functions and organizations, optimal scale and effectiveness ...more »

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Modeling water in the future

What does the water resources map look like for the future? How can USAID support modeling of future scenarios, which impact environmental, governance, food security, health, and other outcomes.

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International Best Practice Collection of S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Open Education Resources (OER)

Heading: International Best Practice Collection of S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Open Education Resources (OER) Secondary School Material Research Question: To demonstrate how provision of high-quality S.T.E.M materials could impact secondary school learning outcomes and contribute to global engagement. How would this address this research and lead to major S&T solutions: S.T.E.M material evaluation ...more »

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ICT Resources for Capacity Development

How can we better utilize information and communication technologies to make capacity development activities sustainable? Follow-up always seems to be lacking, especially in participant training programs and other capacity development efforts. Can persistent, accessible ICT resources allow for greater sustainability of program efforts by ensuring the integration and actual usage of newly acquired knowledge and skills? ...more »

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