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28 août 2023

DT4A at Africa Climate Summit and Africa Climate Week

We are excited to announce that the upcoming Africa Climate Summit and Africa Climate Week, scheduled from 4–9 September 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya, will feature participation […]
22 août 2023

DT4A Innovation Challenge Updates: August 2023

DT4A launched the DT4A Innovation Challenge in December 2021 to spotlight and award innovative urban mobility mapping initiatives. The first four winners of the DT4A Innovation […]
22 août 2023

DT4A Launches Low-Carbon Transport Futures Project in Lusaka

The kick-off event on Low-Carbon Transport Futures in Zambia, held July 11, 2023, saw the participation of government institutions, transport stakeholders and industry professionals. The event […]
22 août 2023

Digital Technologies, Data Commons and Rights in Africa: A New Book Chapter by DT4A and Columbia University

Discover the transformative power of digital technologies and data commons in Africa through a groundbreaking chapter authored by Jacqueline M. Klopp, from Columbia University and Agraw […]
22 août 2023

DT4A at Land & Carbon Lab 2023 Summit

DT4A’s booth at the data and research marketplace  Organized by WRI, Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative and Bezos Earth Fund, the Land and Carbon Lab’s […]
26 juillet 2023

Electrifying South Africa’s Minibus Taxi Industry: A Data-Driven Approach

Minibus taxis, pictured above waiting at Bergzicht taxi rank, are the only functioning public transport system in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Photo: GoMetro The minibus taxi (MBT) industry is the […]
10 avril 2023

Transforming Bus Fleet Management with Innovative Solutions: An Interview with Kidus Adugna, Developer of Sheger Mass Transport Service Enterprise’s Fleet Management System – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

DT4A: Could you please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your journey and what led to your current position working as a maintenance technician/system […]
6 mars 2023

Why Africa Can’t Ban Its Way Out of Used Vehicle Socio-Environmental Harms: A View From Ghana

*Photo Source:   The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority estimates that used vehicles constitute some 80% of the about 100,000 vehicles imported into […]
6 octobre 2022

Public Transport Challenges in Africa: Mapping and Transit Data as a Remedy

Commuters waiting for the next bus desperately around Meskel Square – the city centre of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo by Agraw Ali   Long queues for […]