Organisation: Nominet Trust

A new report launched today examines how social tech ecosystems in sub-Saharan Africa can be better supported to achieve greater impact. The study, written by Madeira-ITI and developed in partnership between Comic Relief, Indigo Trust and Nominet Trust looks at emerging technologies and their role in current development practice. In addition, it offers practical and […]

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For some years now, we have been supporting social tech communities and ecosystems around sub-Saharan Africa. As a comparatively young field, research in this area is much needed to guide practice both in Africa and also inform work around the world, including the UK. We are delighted to be supporting this work alongside Comic Relief […]

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Reading through the Twitter feed of an event I’m interested in but can’t attend is something of a pastime for me. It was with great interest – and not a little amusement – that I was tracking the progress of a recent Nominet Trust event on UK charities and open data. Following the Twitter hashtag #opencharities […]

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Last Thursday I was fortunate enough to attend the National Digital Conference, ND11, at Old Billingsgate in London. The theme of the day was ‘Building a Networked Nation’ and featured contributions from Digital Champion Martha Lane Fox, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt and the BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones. The speakers covered such issues as digital […]

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