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
@WhoseKnowledge We’re speaking at #MozFest! W/ the Mozilla community, we’ll reimagine an Internet that’s for and from us all. Join us in London in October! https://medium.com/mozilla-festival/journalists-activists-hackers-meet-this-years-mozfest-speakers-89018c7d2c97
@fusecatalysts #StartupWeekend Refugees: Develop solutions with & for refugees https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/startup-weekend-refugees-nairobi-tickets-37494775884 … @KenyaRedCross @Techfugees @refunite @the_Kijiji
@GSMAm4d The #DRinnovationfund is open for applications! Grants up to £300k available! Apply by 13 Oct https://www.gsma.com/mobilefordevelopment/programmes/disaster-response/innovation-fund … #commisaid #innovation
@Techfugees Are you working on a Tech solution for displaced people? Apply to pitch at #TechfugeesSummit 25-26 Oct https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfrfSa1YsHFKpzXC6GUZOUhFHW5mSs2P3UklVIQTa8E9iAjkQ/viewform
PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES
@MERLTech Here’s a nice tool for assessing women’s ICT access and use from @mSTAR_Project https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/15396/Gender_and_ICT_Toolkit.pdf … #MERLtech
ICT4D & INNOVATION
@GroundTruthSol Read @nvanp‘s latest blog on the proliferation – & pifalls – of innovation labs in the humanitarian space #commisaid http://groundtruthsolutions.org/2017/09/27/can-innovation-labs-deliver-better-humanitarian-aid/
OPINIONS AND ANALYSIS
@pautent ICT for humanitarian response: 6 things to know about crisis mapping #JoiningForcesBlog #ICT4D #MalmöCom4DevStudents http://wpmu.mah.se/nmict172group2/2017/09/24/ict-humanitarian-response-6-things-know-crisis-mapping/ …
@aidnography NEW #globaldev LINKS feat lots of food 4 thought on #humanitarian #aid issues & more! http://aidnography.blogspot.de/2017/09/development-ict4d-digital-communication-academia-link-review-252.html …
OTHER INTERESTING THINGS
@C4D_Network Future flows: global trends to watch on water and sanitation https://www.odi.org/publications/10887-future-flows-global-trends-watch-water-and-sanitation#.WdDz8RCXvtQ.twitter … (from @ODIdev)