Center for Digital Acceleration

DAI’s Center for Digital Acceleration builds on DAI’s decades of experience to design and deploy innovative, user-centered digital tools that drive change across emerging markets.

CDA Insights: White Papers and Publications

Localizing Digital Public Goods

Digital public goods (DPGs) provide local actors with an alternative to expensive, proprietary digital solutions through a verified registry of open-source software, open data, open artificial intelligence models, open standards, and open content.

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AI in Public Service

Toward meaningful transparency and accountability of AI algorithms

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No Reward Without Risk

Addressing the economic impacts of misinformation and other digital harms on MSMEs

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Toward Ethical Artificial Intelligence in International Development

Exploring how the international development community can move toward more ethical uses of AI while still reaping its benefits.

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Regulating AI and Big Data Deployment in Healthcare

Proposing Robust and Sustainable Solutions for Developing Countries’ Governments.

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User Perceptions of Trust and Privacy on the Internet

Frontier Insights research into user perceptions of trust and privacy on the internet in India and Ghana.

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A case study in human-centered design in the highlands of Guatemala.

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Digital Inclusion and a Trusted Internet

The role of the international development community in balancing internet access and cybersecurity.

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Coffee Cloud: Precision ag at the touch of a button (English)

A case study on the design and development of Coffee Cloud, a mobile application that brings data-driven, precision agriculture techniques to coffee farmers across Central America

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Coffee Cloud: Una necesidad regional con un enfoque nacional (Spanish)

Un estudio de caso sobre el diseño y desarrollo de Coffee Cloud, una aplicación móvil que utiliza datos para brindar técnicas precisas para la agricultura a los productores de café en América Central

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Building the Future of Tech-Enabled Agriculture

Countries across Africa can boast of making impressive strides, especially in the past decade, toward becoming vibrant economies that attract foreign investment and increase opportunities for their citizens.

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DAI’s Employee Ownership Initiative Wins Prestigious Award

DAI was yesterday named an award winner at the 17th annual conference of the Global Equity Organization (GEO), a professional membership organization dedicated to advancing understanding of employee share plans. DAI won in a new award category, Best Use of a Share Plan in a Private Company.

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