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Technology & Innovation in Global Development: a practical guide for donors and practitioners

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

April 24, 2018 | 2:00 PM – 2:00 PM
NEW NEID Offices, 75 Arlington Street, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116

With so many global development innovations and products on the market, how do you choose the right one for your particular context? Join NEID and Technology Exchange Lab for coffee and conversation about how donors can use the Practitioner’s Guide for Technology Evaluation in Global Development to further their impact in global development.

More about the Practitioner’s Guide for Technology Evaluation in Global Development

MIT’s Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE) and Technology Exchange Lab have teamed up to develop the Practitioner’s Guide for Technology Evaluations in Global Development. Building on CITE’s evaluation methodology and Technology Exchange Lab’s work in matching on-the-ground needs with innovative solutions, the Practitioner’s Guide offers user-friendly tools and an approachable framework to let any organization conduct its own comparative technology evaluation.

Whether you are a community-based organization working to tackle water access challenges, an iNGO looking to launch and scale a solar-lantern distribution program, or an innovator seeking insights on how to adapt products to new geographical and social contexts, the Practitioner’s Guide offers a step-by-step framework for conducting rigorous evaluations, no matter the size of your organization or resources available. For more information and to receive a free copy of the Practitioner’s Guide, you may email contact@techxlab.org.

To RSVP, visit http://conta.cc/2j3Qr2D. If you have any questions about this event, please do not hesitate to contact us at neid@neidonors.org.

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April 24
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