Welcome to the latest Twitter Trawl! We trawl twitter to bring you the best of the tweets that are relevant for the communication for development sector. This is the full fat version – a briefer ‘highlights’ newsletter is distributed weekly to full members.
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@C4D_Network Come along to our C4D Network #Myanmar Chapter Meet-Up on 7 May in Yangon where members and friends will discuss local perspectives on the state of the Social and #BehaviourChange Sector https://bit.ly/2I1zFQm All welcome #sbcc
@panoply_digital Getting #ICT Into the hands of more women: a course on women and ICT #inclusion developed by @USAID_Digital Inclusion, @mSTAR_Project, and Panoply Digital). https://buff.ly/2FvXMSo #ict4d
@C4D_Network Convocatoria de Propuestas para Financiar #Redes # Comunitarias y #Proyectos de Género y #Tecnología en #LatinAmerica y #Caribbean desde @programafrida https://bit.ly/2JHliOm #ict4d h/t @APC_News
PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES
ICT4D & INNOVATION
@usmissionuganda Do you have a #mobile information platform or #digital tech that is helping farmers stay informed & make decisions? See if you’re eligible to apply for the #FallArmyworm Tech Prize: https://bit.ly/2uwfXX4
@hpg_odi Are engagement and accountability ‘just’ a matter of donor compliance? Watch the discussion feat. @jqg @cr_bennett @anahi_ayala @DavidLoquercio on being accountable to people affected by armed conflicts: http://bit.ly/being-accountable … #CommIsAid
@ombaggio Regular feedback & dialogue empowers communities and closes feedback loop. Well said @philredcross! That’s the way to go to make lasting impact in our humanitarian work https://redcross.org.ph/online-resources/regular-feedback-and-dialogue-empowers-communities-and-closes-feedback-loop … #commisaid #shiftthepower #CommunityEngagement #accountability
OPINIONS AND ANALYSIS
@DemandASME Prof. @johnsonasu and Prof. Kenneth Bryden recall why #innovation fails when new #tech is never adopted. Read why efficiency and #impact are critical to successful #tech4dev. http://bit.ly/1NBAupQ #globaldev
@C4D_Network #Humanitarian response in #Lebanon: changing #socialnorms or reproducing them? | openDemocracy https://www.opendemocracy.net/north-africa-west-asia/lana-khattab/humanitarian-response-in-lebanon-changing-social-norms-or-reprod
@phat_controller Digital Imperialism & Cambridge Analytica: a blog wot I wrote about data colonialism in Kenya, Philippines, Nigeria … well everywhere really. http://www.ids.ac.uk/opinion/a-new-digital-imperialism-and-how-to-respond-to-it … #ict4d #globaldev
@rapid_odi Interesting article by @ids_uk‘s Director of Comms and Impact @Bloggs74: “It’s not enough for research to be useful to policy actors, we must try to actually influence change” http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/04/24/its-not-enough-for-research-to-be-useful-to-policy-actors-we-must-try-to-actually-influence-change/
OTHER INTERESTING THINGS