On 13th March, IDS together with the Web Foundation and Nesta, are hosting the inaugural Digital Development Summit, with the support of DFID and the DFID-ESRC Impact Initiative. This blog post is the first in a series that will be published by organisers and participants over the coming weeks. Here IDS’s Becky Faith and Ben Ramalingam explain why the future of work in a digital age matters for development actors, and what we need to be thinking and doing differently.
Read the full blog on From Poverty to Power.
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- Towards a just transition for inclusive digitalisation
- Digital divides in informal work
- 3 ‘analogue’ factors that affect the future of tech and work for women
- Planning for the future is vital but ‘Uber-isation’ is happening now
Visit our resource page to watch videos from the event, refer to the key papers, or view the highlights as a Storify: Lessons from the Digital Development Summit 2017.