How BarCamp Cambodia Mobilized 21,000 Tech Fans

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Chantra Be was the Social Networking Manager at Development Innovations from 2014 to 2016 and is now the Managing Partner at EmeraldHUB Co-Working and Office Space. BarCamp Phnom Penh was first organized in 2008 by a team of like-minded people led by Mr. Bun Tharum and Mr. Hor Virak, two Phnom Penh “geeks” (a word […]
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Information and Communication Technology for Agriculture

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By Lydet PIDOR ICT Learning Officer Development Innovations Information and Communication Technology for Agriculture is all about how we can use ICT to solve agricultural issues, increase productivity and improve markets for smallholder farms and value chains. According to World Bank, the population of Cambodia is 15.58 million, and its agriculture helped four million people […]
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Journey into Photography

Chandy Mao is our Video Production Assistant at Development Innovations.  And he’s also a passionate photographer (which he does for us too!).  Today, Chandy shares his personal journey in photography, and some tips on how you can get started too!   Photography. How do I get started?   “Photography is the only language that can […]
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Have We Hit a Technology Tipping Point?

We’ve got a guest post today!  For the past few weeks, Kristen Roggeman, DAI’s Principal Mobile Solutions Specialist, has been with us at the Development Innovations office in Phnom Penh.  She’s been running around the city talking to our grantees and getting their insights on Information and Communications Technology (ICT).  Today, she shares her thoughts […]
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Tech in a Day

By Sophat CHY Digital Design Specialist Development Innovations Hi Everyone! We’re starting a new series on the Development Innovations Blog today! We’ve got such a young, diverse and vibrant team and everyone has their hands in a different form of tech. We wanted to follow their day, learn about their work and how they use […]
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A Tech and Learning Weekend in Ratanakiri

This past weekend, BarCamp Cambodia went to Ratanakiri!  In this remote province located in the north east corridor of Cambodia, 350 participants attended tech-related workshops and events with 14 different speakers came from both Phnom Penh and Ratanakiri. Topics ranged from the intersection between tech and tourism, to entrepreneurship, to using smart phones to make videos.  […]
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Inno-Tech Hackathon Produces Cambodian Tech Tools

By Elisa Choi Project Associate Development Innovations We’ve all experienced the uneasy feeling and panic that ensues immediately after a flat tire. A flat tire is not an uncommon occurrence for the average motor-bicyclist, bicyclist or driver in Cambodia. While fixing a flat tire takes no longer than 15 minutes, locating a nearby repair shop […]
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Defeated by the Digital Divide? Invest in Inclusion

By Kate Heuisler Chief of Party Development Innovations The digital divide is a buzz phrase that is easy to cite (especially around International Women’s Day!), but considerably harder to address with tangible plans. Quotas? Women-focused events? Round phones? As development practitioners look for the easy answers, we here at Development Innovations Cambodia are pushing back: […]
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