FULL LIST OF TECHNOLOGY

Monitoring and Evaluation in the Development Sector

KPMG

KPMG’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Survey polled more than 35 respondents from organizations responsible for over US$100 billion of global development expenditure. The survey reflects perspectives from M&E leaders on the current state, including approaches, resources, use of technology and major challenges facing a variety of funders and implementers.

Resource Type: 
Report

Using Mobile Data Capture for M&E in Malawi, Ethiopia, and Rwanda

John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit under the Monitoring & Evaluation session "Integrating Elecontronic Data Collection into M&E Practices," Megan Noel from John Snow, Inc. presents on the Supply Chains for Community Case Management and its experience in using two mobile data collection tools: Magpi and cStock. Magpi was used by the project to collect M&E data using smartphones while cStock was a routine logistics management information system designed by the project and used for M&E in Malawi.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

Scaling Financial Inclusion through Partnerships and Technology

MasterCard Worldwide, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

Digital inclusion is the new global reality. Advances in card- and phone-based technology, as well as the infrastructure to support it, means that a growing proportion of the world is transacting electronically. But does access to electronic payments lead to financial inclusion? What will it take to transform increased access to payment technology to increased utilization of a broader suite of financial services? How are the answers to these questions the same or different for youth?

The Data Behind Good Decision Making

InterMedia

Harnessing mobile and digital technologies present some of the greatest opportunities for youth financial inclusion. In this session "The Data Behind Good Decision Making," under the Financial Inclusion track, Peter Goldstein presented on survey data, qualitative information, and findings and insights from InterMedia’s eight-country Financial Inclusion Insights Program to help participants understand and use these game-changing technologies in their programs.

The Global Youth Wellbeing Index: European Launch Event (London, November 25th)

ORGANIZER: 
Hilton Worldwide, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the International Youth Foundation
DATE: 
Nov 25, 2014 (08:30am to 11:00am)

The European Launch of the Global Youth Wellbeing Index

Tuesday, 25 November, 2014, 8:30am—11:00am
Central London

AGENDA

WELCOMING REMARKS

Simon Vincent
Hilton Worldwide Area President for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

William Reese
President and CEO, International Youth Foundation

PRESENTATION OF THE INDEX

Dr. Nicole Goldin
Principal Author, Global Youth Wellbeing Index; Founder, NRG Advisory

RESPONSE PANEL

Webinar #3 - Understanding The Technology Skills Training Landscape: Framework & Tool

ORGANIZER: 
Making Cents International, Microsoft
DATE: 
Nov 4, 2014 (12:00am to 12:45am)

Globally, digital jobs are going unfilled. Thirty percent of employers in Ghana, 58 percent in Kenya, and 90 percent in South Africa reported challenges in hiring youth for technology-enabled jobs. In the United States, more than 50 percent of today's jobs require some degree of technology skills, and experts say this percentage will increase to 77 percent in the next decade. At the same time, young people aged 15 to 24 make up 40 percent of the world’s unemployed.

Webinar #2 - Understanding The Technology Skills Training Landscape: Framework & Tool

ORGANIZER: 
Making Cents International, Microsoft
DATE: 
Nov 3, 2014 (08:00pm to 08:45pm)

Globally, digital jobs are going unfilled. Thirty percent of employers in Ghana, 58 percent in Kenya, and 90 percent in South Africa reported challenges in hiring youth for technology-enabled jobs. In the United States, more than 50 percent of today's jobs require some degree of technology skills, and experts say this percentage will increase to 77 percent in the next decade. At the same time, young people aged 15 to 24 make up 40 percent of the world’s unemployed.

Webinar #1 - Understanding The Technology Skills Training Landscape: Framework & Tool

ORGANIZER: 
Making Cents International, Microsoft
DATE: 
Nov 3, 2014 (10:00am to 10:45am)

Globally, digital jobs are going unfilled. Thirty percent of employers in Ghana, 58 percent in Kenya, and 90 percent in South Africa reported challenges in hiring youth for technology-enabled jobs. In the United States, more than 50 percent of today's jobs require some degree of technology skills, and experts say this percentage will increase to 77 percent in the next decade. At the same time, young people aged 15 to 24 make up 40 percent of the world’s unemployed.

RESOURCE: Digital Jobs in Africa: Catalyzing Inclusive Opportunities for Youth

Dalberg, The Rockefeller Foundation

The positive economic impact of the Internet is well known. Mobile and Internet platforms have increased access to improved agriculture, education, health, and governance services by otherwise underserved communities. Beyond improving delivery of key social services, Information Communication Technology (ICT) is generating transformative growth – growth that creates sustainable pathways out of poverty.

 

Digital Jobs in Africa: Catalyzing Inclusive Opportunities for Youth

Dalberg, The Rockefeller Foundation

The positive economic impact of the Internet is well known. Mobile and Internet platforms have increased access to improved agriculture, education, health, and governance services by otherwise underserved communities. Beyond improving delivery of key social services, Information Communication Technology (ICT) is generating transformative growth – growth that creates sustainable pathways out of poverty.

 

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