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 EVENTS – UPCOMING
@C4D_Network Join us on 2 August for our C4D Network Meet-Up in #Beirut, #Lebanon http://c4dnetwork.apps-1and1.net/c4d-network-meet-up-beirut-lebanon/ … Network members and friends welcome!
@C4D_Network @C4D_Network Join us on 7 August for our C4D Network Meet-Up in #Amman, #Jordan http://c4dnetwork.apps-1and1.net/event/c4d-network-meet-up-amman-jordan/ … Network members & friends welcome!
C4D EVENTS – HELD
@C4D_Network What you missed at the USAID Digital Development Forum 2017 http://www.techtrends.co.zm/missed-usaid-digital-development-forum-2017/ … #Zambia #ICT4D h/t @ICT_Works
@C4D_Network Register now for @dgtlimpact webinar ‘Internet #Health: A Checkup for #CivilSociety‘ https://digitalimpact.org/internet-health-a-checkup-for-civil-society/ … 27 September 2017
PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES
@socialmedia4D Updated: Social Media for International Development – list of publications, academic papers etc http://social-media-for-development.org/social-media-and-international-development-academic-texts/ … @GdnDevelopment
ICT4D & INNOVATION
@ICT_Works Printing Satellite Images for Pastoralists: Low Tech ICTforAg Innovation http://www.ictworks.org/2016/06/01/printing-satellite-images-for-pastoralists/?utm_source=ReviveOldPost&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ReviveOldPost
@JohnsHopkinsCCP As internet access increases worldwide, opportunities for innovative health communication increase with it: https://www.theguardian.com/healthcare-network/2017/jul/21/grindr-virtual-reality-vlogging-new-ways-talk-sexual-health
@HealthCommCap The Circle of Care Model – how service delivery and SBC can work together to improve health outcomes. https://healthcommcapacity.org/hc3resources/circle-care-model/ … Now in Arabic.
@UNHCRInnovation Almost no hard data exists on what types of apps and innovations refugees in East Africa need. https://www.newsdeeply.com/refugees/community/2017/07/13/tech-innovation-must-serve-refugees-in-east-africa-too
@socialmedia4D “Messaging apps: the way forward for humanitarian communication?” by @ICRC https://medium.com/law-and-policy/messaging-apps-the-way-forward-for-humanitarian-communication-74ab8f3b113e
OPINIONS AND ANALYSIS
@JohnsHopkinsCCP Young people must be an integral part of the global HIV/AIDS response – and that means listening to them. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/defeating-hivaids-means-listening-to-young-people_us_59688200e4b06a2c8edb459d
@emrys_s Kenya election: Fake CNN and BBC news reports circulate http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-40762796?ocid=socialflow_twitter
@AllVoicesCount Great examples of different routes to citizen engagement in @opengovpart countries https://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2017/jul/21/six-ways-influence-government-citizen-action
OTHER INTERESTING THINGS
@HNResearchNet Iconographies of humanitarian aid in #Africa. Section 3 of this @ODIdev report, by @SonyadeLaat and @ValerieGorin. https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/11148.pdf …
@NjeriWangari The project involved us using the #FreeBasics app and documenting our experiences. The result, an insightful report https://advox.globalvoices.org/2017/07/27/can-facebook-connect-the-next-billion/amp/ …