Digital Development Awards

The Digital Development Awards (The Digis) recognize USAID projects and activities that embrace best practices in the application and utilization of digital technologies and data-driven approaches to achieve their development objectives.

Read more about the awardees and their projects in our 2017 Digital Development Awards booklet!

About the Digis

USAID has a long and rich tradition of transforming development through innovation. In an effort to celebrate USAID missions, bureaus, offices and partners that are embracing cutting-edge technologies and advanced data analysis to accelerate impact, USAID’s Global Development Lab is sponsoring the first-ever Digital Development Awards (Digis). As part of the Catalyst Awards, the Digis and Innovation to Action Awards are an important part of a broader culture of innovation at USAID that seeks to catalyze the next generation of breakthrough innovations and advance our mission of reducing poverty and strengthening democratic governance. The Digis recognize USAID projects and activities that embrace best practices in the application of digital technologies and data-driven approaches to achieve their development objectives.

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2017 Digital Development Award Winners

  • Biodiversity and Watersheds Improved for Stronger Economy and Ecosystem Resilience (B+Wiser), USAID/Philippines
  • Digital Integration to Amplify Agricultural Extension, USAID/Ethiopia and Feed the Future
  • Sanitation Service Delivery/Clean Team Mobile Money Transition, USAID/West Africa
  • Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement Project (ADVANCE II), USAID/Ghana
  • Feed the Future Uganda Commodity Production and Marketing Activity, USAID/Uganda

Read more about the 2017 Digi winners in our awards booklet!

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