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Innovation for Development


Technology offers the opportunity to positively impact remote areas, even in the face of unique development challenges, new territory or much-needed innovation. The Innovation for Development initiative began in January 2008 to design replicable and scalable ICT solutions to address challenges found across all development areas.

The goal is to create new, practical scalable technology solutions for pressing problems in healthcare, education, agriculture, conservation and financial programs. Success comes with sharing existing best practices, aggregating common needs, designing solutions, conducting proofs of concept and taking these to scale within the NetHope membership. The Rockefeller Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and USAID greatly contribute to design, deployment and sustainability of these solutions.

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