DPA’s Just Digital Transformations Director Facilitates Dynamic Validation Workshop for Ghana’s National Data Strategy in Accra

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Talla Ndiaye Jul 02 2024 News

“I hope that this strategy and its inclusive development modalities can serve as models for other countries in the region and beyond, to fully leverage the power of data as a ‘New Oxygen’ and catalyst for socio-economic transformation towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other national objectives.” Talla Ndiaye Director, Just Digital Transformations Accra, June 28, 2024 — Talla … Read More

Digital Transformations Director Discusses AI Innovations at AI Forum in Morocco

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Talla Ndiaye Jun 11 2024 News

Talla Ndiaye, Director of DPA’s Just Digital Transformations Program, recently attended the “High Level Forum on Artificial Intelligence: A Lever for Development in Africa“. This innovative and timely event, held from June 3-5, 2024 in Rabat, Morocco, was organized by Ai Movement of UM6P – University Mohammed VI Polytechnic in partnership with UNESCO. It served as a dynamic platform for … Read More

DPA Program Director Talla Ndiaye Participated in the 2024 Connected Africa Summit

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Talla Ndiaye May 08 2024 News

“Country policies on data need to be aligned with regional and continental policies. It’s a joint effort – I cannot stress that enough.” Talla Ndiaye, speaking at CAS 2024 ​ Tweet Data-Pop Alliance’s (DPA) Just Digital Transformations Program Director Talla Ndiaye participated in the recently concluded Connected Africa Summit 2024 (CAS), held from April 23rd to 25th in Nairobi, Kenya. … Read More

WFP Innovation Accelerator Selects DPA’s “OPAL for Humanitarian Action” to Respond to Climate-Induced Migration in Senegal

Andrés Lozano, Emmanuel Letouzé, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Natalie Grover, Talla Ndiaye Apr 30 2024 Blog

Data-Pop Alliance’s “OPAL for Humanitarian Action (OPAL4HA)” project was selected by the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Innovation Accelerator as one of four early-stage projects to join its Humanitarian Innovation Accelerator Programme (HIAP), out of 379 applications from 85 countries. The 6-month selection process involved participating in a Bootcamp and pitching to the HIAP team and funders along 16 finalists in … Read More

Technical Workshop Marks the Launch of Ghana’s National Data Strategy

Anthony Deen, Ivette Yáñez Soria, Talla Ndiaye Apr 23 2024 News

The Ministry of Communication and Digitalisation (MoCD) through the Data Protection Commission – Ghana is developing Ghana’s National Data Strategy with financial assistance and support from the Data Economy Program at GIZ, technical assistance from Smart Africa, and technical support from Data-Pop Alliance (DPA). Notably, DPA also supported Smart Africa in developing Senegal’s National Data Strategy in 2023 and led … Read More