C4D Network Twitter Trawl: 7 January 2018

Welcome to our first Twitter Trawl of 2018!  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.

Think we’re missing something? Tweet @C4D_Network and let us know!

 

C4D EVENTS – UPCOMING

@C4D_Network Register now for Arts and Humanities research council open event ‘e-Voices: Redressing Marginality’ on 17 January in Bournemouth with @jotacchi @TimUnwin #marginalisation #digitalmedia

@JohnsHopkinsCCP Just about 100 days left until the SBCC Summit in Indonesia, running April 16-20. Have you registered yet? https://sbccsummit.org/  #SBCCSummit

@journalismfest Pleased to announce our first 150 speakers #ijf18 https://www.journalismfestival.com/news/our-first-150-speakers-ijf18/

@FeedbackLabs The 2017 Summit was our biggest yet, and we are already thinking about how to make the 2018 summit even stronger. Save the date October 4-5, 2018 and learn how we’re building the Summit on your feedback http://bit.ly/2DZdUuv

 

C4D EVENTS – HELD

@GPSA_org ICTs hold great protential to improve health systems and outcomes. Watch the @GPSA_org KP Webinar’s recording on this theme http://bit.ly/2p5Fkwe

 

C4D OPPORTUNITIES

@C4D_Network Save the date: scholarship applications open on 22 January for the 2018 #SBCCSummit being held April 16-20 in Indonesian https://t.co/P1akNmwLNS

@amplifyfund Calling all #AdvocacyLeaders – are you looking to strengthen your organisation in 2018? Don’t miss this opportunity to apply for a Strengthening grant. For tips on how to apply, watch our guidance webinar here https://youtu.be/sremINRoS9A  Apply now at http://bit.ly/1XP8Bnw .

@Rageorge88 Interested in using #research to help challenge and change harmful #gendernorms? Apply for ODI’s ALIGN funding, deadline 15th Jan at https://www.alignplatform.org/funding

@onewm ATTN DOC FILMMAKERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD: Submissions for One World Media’s Global Short Docs Forum are now OPEN! Want access to pitch training, mentoring, masterclasses & MORE? Apply by 9 Feb to attend our 4-day workshop & connect with digital platforms: https://www.globalshortdocs.com

@CDIManchester CFP: 10th International Development Informatics Association Conference; deadline 15th March. Best papers to be published in Communications in Computer and Information Science #ICT4D http://idia2018.com

@Sonja_ICT4D We’re looking for speakers on the practical use of #ICT4D in Agriculture, Health, Nutrition, Education, Livelihoods, Financial Inclusion, and Humanitarian Response at the @ICT4DConference: https://lnkd.in/eZNTqx4

 

PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES

@ODIdev Gatekeepers, elders and accountability in Somalia: read our report on how to achieve impact through working with #NonStateActors https://goo.gl/SFwp76  @aoifemccullough @mabsaed

@C4D_Network New @UCLpress free open book ‘Social Theory After the Internet: #Media, #Technology and #Globalizationhttps://fb.me/8Rx9FahuE  h/t @Anandstweets

@AcctResearchCtr Study fr action strategists in #Philippines: Anti-accountability forces influence governments at multiple levels. To push 4 pro-poor policies, pro-#accountability actors need to push back through strategic, multi-level campaigns. #civilsociety #SocialAcc http://bit.ly/2lYFIc3

@CIMA_Media Bridging the Gap: Rebuilding Citizen Trust in Media. @anyaSIPA on the new @gijn report that highlights the work of @chequeado @263Chat @Raseef22 @GroundUp_News @juznevesti @KRIKrs. #mediadev #pressfreedom #trust

@benequista @kate_musgrave observes a growing trend of citizens turning to private peer-to-peer networks when sharing news in repressive environments – big implications for #mediadev https://www.cima.ned.org/publication/repressive-countries-citizens-go-dark-share-independent-news/

@REFINEnutrition New! Study from @FoodAidQuality shows effective delivery of #SBCC messages through #caregroups to improve #CSB preparation for #MAM treatment: http://ow.ly/hqJ330gR1Ay  #BetterFoodAid

@Agrilinks Participatory video – a means to enhancing #agricultural #extension by communicating technical info through stories that discuss and demo technologies. A new workshop handbook from @GCFSI & @USAID #ICT4D https://t.co/OWbT3gViIN

@ong2zero Agribusiness and #ict4d. There is a need to better empower smallholder farmers to leverage ICT innovations for greater productivity and efficiency. A new publication by @CTAflash http://bit.ly/2m2wyeN

@CDIManchester All back issues of Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries now available as open access at journal’s new home, with hundreds of #ICT4D articles: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1681-4835/issues …

 

ICT4D & INNOVATION

@UNHCRInnovation Our top ten list of considerations before you launch an #SMS system to communicate with communities: https://t.co/q8OKXcsA5f

@C4D_Network.@TimUnwin examines recent research on ‘The use of #mobile devices for sexual harassment in #Pakistanhttp://bit.ly/2m8d0Wi  #ict4d #gender

@panoply_digital Open Source in the Field: Two Case Studies from Open Data Kit (ODK) https://buff.ly/2DzfST1  #ict4d

@jselanikio SMS-reminder for vaccination in Africa: research from published, unpublished and grey literature https://buff.ly/2CTXNz2  #vaccination #vaccinationworks #SMS #ict4d #globalhealth

 

BEHAVIOUR CHANGE

@IPC_IG How can Mozambique harness de power of #masscommunication to improve the health and nutrition of children? Find out more in our article on the #SBCC project in Mozambique: http://bit.ly/2z1O8rO

 

HUMANITARIAN

@jonathan_c_ong Our new article on #commisaid available on Open Access: ‘Local aid workers in the digital humanitarian project: between “second class citizens” and “entrepreneurial survivors”’ http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14672715.2017.1401937#.WjHzvoKlJO8.twitter

@WBG_ICT Digital innovation brings development and humanitarian work closer together: http://wrld.bg/mHpy30hC9It

 

OPINIONS AND ANALYSIS

@Footageyouth “We must … actively promote data w/& by citizens, if we are 2 realise open data’s potential to tackle rising inequality.” Ana Brandusescu Via @SciDevNet http://www.scidev.net/global/data/opinion/open-data-people-innovation.html …@footageyouth young women co-create the research impacting their lives. #participatory #data

@Internews Five Tools to Rebuild Trust in Media http://niemanreports.org/articles/five-tools-to-rebuild-trust-in-media/ … via @NiemanReports

@AllVoicesCount Top 10 2017 Blogs: When technologies exclude marginalised voices, instead of including them http://www.makingallvoicescount.org/blog/digital-technologies-exclude/ … @phat_controller on “5 A’s of digital access” #Philippines (2)

@NL_CivilSociety Adapting to #shrinkingspace or defending #civicspace? What can funders and #ngos do to push back on the space for #civilsociety?

@fortuny Internet inclusion is meaningless without digital literacy https://www.devex.com/news/opinion-internet-inclusion-is-meaningless-without-digital-literacy-91817 … #ict4d by @mentorafrika & S.Wyber via @devex

@annmei Is tech good or bad for development? Check out my piece on “Global Development in the Digital Age” in the new @CSIS Global Development Monitor https://www.csis.org/analysis/global-development-monitor-2017 … #globaldev #endpoverty #ict4d

 

OTHER INTERESTING THINGS    

@FeedbackLabs International Non-Government Organisations are Doing Development Differently. Learn how: http://bit.ly/2CJEXuG  @WorldVision @CARE @theIRC @mercycorps @Oxfam

@bbcmediaaction Children living through the war in #Syria are at risk of PTSD. This animation – made by Syrians for Syrians – are helping parents spot the signs and take action. http://bbc.in/2F2J0TE  #Commisaid

@SDG2030.@wid_inequality TODAY is the release of the 1st World Inequality Report http://wir2018.wid.world  Discover 175 million datapoints about wealth and income #inequality in the world. #wir2018 @deespeak @PattyArquette @GdnInequality @SDG10News @InequalityHKS @LSEInequalities

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