INITIATIVES &

PARTNERSHIPS

Digital Frontiers has evolved into a dynamic partner to the development sector.

Our diverse initiatives and partnerships reveal a spectrum of capabilities.

Solving the worlds greatest challenges. A global movement that works toward a world where 20% of future jobs are dedicated to solving the worlds greatest challenges.

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

Empowering a Workforce for Global Impact. Digital Frontiers Institute delivers exceptional learning experiences and opportunities for continuous professional development.

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

Amplifying Digital Finance. Establishes, strengthens and represents country-based Digital Finance and FinTech Associations to drive local digital financial services that are inclusive and enable resilience and economic growth.

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

Peer-to-Peer Platform for Industry Advancements. A global online convening for industry peers, alumni and experts to explore some of the innovations and advances under the SDG’s themes.

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

Wellspring helps transform food systems and agricultural value chains to deliver a positive impact. Their work helps increase the dietary diversity of the poor, drive climate mitigation and adaptation, enhance gender equality, and contribute to economic development.

Our solution

Our solution to Wellspring and Agrifrontier involved upskilling agribusinesses to build, interpret and interrogate financial models for agribusinesses, emphasising their importance for assessing business viability, growth and investment potential. We delivered two facilitated eLearning courses, hosting and setting up a branded Learner Management System to house the courses, and assisting with the facilitation of the course and administering certificates.

Impact

The Introduction to Agri-finance Modelling for non-financial Professionals course had a pass rate of 70%, this course enabled students to build, interpret and interrogate financial models for agribusinesses. The Agri-Innovations: From Development to Scale (IDRC) course is an expert-led course with a pass rate of 81%. It was customised for scientists and researchers and provided an essential foundation for enabling agri-innovations to be commercially sustainable.
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Agri Experience is an African-based consulting practice rooted in deep experience in the crop seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. It is focused on smallholder farmer needs and solutions, private sector seed production and distribution, policy, seed quality, IT solutions, donor impact, and more.

Our solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.
“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.”
Aline O'Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd
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Mercy Corps is a global team of humanitarians working together on the front lines of today’s biggest crises to create a future of possibility where everyone can prosper.

Our solution

Our solution to Mercy Corps included training field supervisors on implementing sustainable savings groups through the Private Service Provider (PSP) model, which prepares agents to become independent service providers operating on a market-led basis. Digital Frontiers crafted a new online course, Implementing sustainable savings groups through the Private Service Provider model: Training for field supervisors in English and French, delivered on the client's LMS platform.
“We have finished the first course and received positive feedback from our staff who have taken it so far. We are now working to complete the second course. Overall I’d say working with the team has been fantastic.”
Nick Meakin, Digital Financial Inclusion Advisor at Mercy Corps
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The World Health Organization's mission is to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable. As the United Nations’ health agency, they are committed to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere.

Our solution

We enable WHO to build the capabilities of WHO staff and country ministry of health officials at the intersection of health and payments. Our solution entailed a multifaceted project that included curating and creating an eLearning course, “Digital Payments for Healthcare Workers: Lessons from Leading Experience,” hosting the course on our Learner Management System, and assisting with its facilitation.
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Based in the United Nations, the Better Than Cash Alliance is a partnership between governments, companies, and international organisations that accelerates the transition from cash to responsible digital payments to advance sustainable development goals.

Our solution

We enabled BTCA to scale awareness of the 9 Principles for Responsible Digital Payments and how stakeholders can apply them within their own context to contribute to an inclusive and responsible digital payments ecosystem. This project entailed building and delivering a course on UN Responsible Digital Payments to a potential of 5000 participants globally on a customised Learner Management System.
"We are delighted with our collaboration with Digital Frontiers Institute on the delivery of the online course for UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments. Government entities like Mexico’s National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Users of Financial Services (CONDUSEF) have integrated the course into their financial education. This partnership had a significant global impact, promoting responsible digital payments adoption."
Prerna Saxena, Head of Asia-Pacific, UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance
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Accion is a nonprofit organisation on a mission to create a fair and inclusive economy by developing and scaling responsible digital financial solutions for underserved people globally so they can make informed decisions and improve their lives.

Our solution

We enabled the Accion programme on Board Leadership for Impact to provide guidance, knowledge, and resources to assist founders of early-stage entities in setting up the first board for their enterprise. We delivered an asynchronous course to educate founders and leaders of young companies on the importance of having a board of directors and how to recruit and establish one.
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By democratising data for good, data.org is accelerating the power of data and AI to solve some of our most significant global challenges. Data.org thinks globally and works locally to build the field of data for social impact.

Our solution

We enable data.org's mission to build data science for social impact capabilities in social impact organisations around the world. We delivered a semi-synchronous course in Responsible Data Management to provide social impact organisation workers and other stakeholders in the social impact space with guidance on what responsible data is and how to employ responsible data practices within their work and their own organisations.
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Centre for Digital Public Infrastructure (CDPI) is a global tech architecture advisory team of DPI builders hosted at the International Institute of Information Technology in Bangaluru India which started in 2022.

Our solution

We've partnered with CDPI to scale the local professional capacity of countries to understand, design, implement and drive policy frameworks for digital public infrastructure as the foundation for truly inclusive digital economies. Addressing the scarcity of experienced talent capable of DPI development, CDPI and DF delivers an online course focused on scaling digital infrastructure ‘for good’ or in line with global and national public policy objectives by identifying and equipping local facilitators across 15 countries. By doing so, the initiative builds DPI capacity, fostering inclusive growth and enhancing socio-economic conditions.
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Wellspring helps transform food systems and agricultural value chains to deliver a positive impact. Their work helps increase the dietary diversity of the poor, drive climate mitigation and adaptation, enhance gender equality, and contribute to economic development.

Our solution

Our solution to Wellspring and Agrifrontier involved upskilling agribusinesses to build, interpret and interrogate financial models for agribusinesses, emphasising their importance for assessing business viability, growth and investment potential. We delivered two facilitated eLearning courses, hosting and setting up a branded Learner Management System to house the courses, and assisting with the facilitation of the course and administering certificates.

Impact

The Introduction to Agri-finance Modelling for non-financial Professionals course had a pass rate of 70%, this course enabled students to build, interpret and interrogate financial models for agribusinesses. The Agri-Innovations: From Development to Scale (IDRC) course is an expert-led course with a pass rate of 81%. It was customised for scientists and researchers and provided an essential foundation for enabling agri-innovations to be commercially sustainable.

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

Agri Experience is an African-based consulting practice rooted in deep experience in the crop seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa and beyond. It is focused on smallholder farmer needs and solutions, private sector seed production and distribution, policy, seed quality, IT solutions, donor impact, and more.

Our solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.
“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.”
Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

Mercy Corps is a global team of humanitarians working together on the front lines of today’s biggest crises to create a future of possibility where everyone can prosper.

Our solution

Our solution to Mercy Corps included training field supervisors on implementing sustainable savings groups through the Private Service Provider (PSP) model, which prepares agents to become independent service providers operating on a market-led basis. Digital Frontiers crafted a new online course, Implementing sustainable savings groups through the Private Service Provider model: Training for field supervisors in English and French, delivered on the client’s LMS platform.
“We have finished the first course and received positive feedback from our staff who have taken it so far. We are now working to complete the second course. Overall I’d say working with the team has been fantastic.”
Nick Meakin, Digital Financial Inclusion Advisor at Mercy Corps

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

The World Health Organization’s mission is to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable.  As the United Nations’ health agency, they are committed to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere.

Our solution

We enable WHO to build the capabilities of WHO staff and country ministry of health officials at the intersection of health and payments. Our solution entailed a multifaceted project that included curating and creating an eLearning course, “Digital Payments for Healthcare Workers: Lessons from Leading Experience,” hosting the course on our Learner Management System, and assisting with its facilitation.

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

Based in the United Nations, the Better Than Cash Alliance is a partnership between governments, companies, and international organisations that accelerates the transition from cash to responsible digital payments to advance sustainable development goals.

Our solution

We enabled BTCA to scale awareness of the 9 Principles for Responsible Digital Payments and how stakeholders can apply them within their own context to contribute to an inclusive and responsible digital payments ecosystem. This project entailed building and delivering a course on UN Responsible Digital Payments to a potential of 5000 participants globally on a customised Learner Management System.
“We are delighted with our collaboration with Digital Frontiers Institute on the delivery of the online course for UN Principles for Responsible Digital Payments. Government entities like Mexico’s National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Users of Financial Services (CONDUSEF) have integrated the course into their financial education. This partnership had a significant global impact, promoting responsible digital payments adoption.”
Prerna Saxena, Head of Asia-Pacific, UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

Accion is a nonprofit organisation on a mission to create a fair and inclusive economy by developing and scaling responsible digital financial solutions for underserved people globally so they can make informed decisions and improve their lives.

Our solution

We enabled the Accion programme on Board Leadership for Impact to provide guidance, knowledge, and resources to assist founders of early-stage entities in setting up the first board for their enterprise. We delivered an asynchronous course to educate founders and leaders of young companies on the importance of having a board of directors and how to recruit and establish one.

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

By democratising data for good, data.org is accelerating the power of data and AI to solve some of our most significant global challenges. Data.org thinks globally and works locally to build the field of data for social impact.

Our solution

We enable data.org’s mission to build data science for social impact capabilities in social impact organisations around the world. We delivered a semi-synchronous course in Responsible Data Management to provide social impact organisation workers and other stakeholders in the social impact space with guidance on what responsible data is and how to employ responsible data practices within their work and their own organisations.

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

By democratising data for good, data.org is accelerating the power of data and AI to solve some of our most significant global challenges. Data.org thinks globally and works locally to build the field of data for social impact.

Our solution

We’ve partnered with CDPI to scale the local professional capacity of countries to understand, design, implement and drive policy frameworks for digital public infrastructure as the foundation for truly inclusive digital economies. Addressing the scarcity of experienced talent capable of DPI development, CDPI and DF delivers an online course focused on scaling digital infrastructure ‘for good’ or in line with global and national public policy objectives by identifying and equipping local facilitators across 15 countries. By doing so, the initiative builds DPI capacity, fostering inclusive growth and enhancing socio-economic conditions.

Our Solution

Digital Frontiers through Agri Experience Ltd enabled the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa’s (AGRA) Center for Excellence in Seed Systems in Africa (CESSA) to build the knowledge, skills and continued professional development of seed practitioners in Africa to ensure seed systems operate efficiently leading to better food security. Digital Frontiers offered an in-depth scoping study for digital education within the seed sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We greatly appreciated Digital Frontiers’ professionalism and deep knowledge of the distance learning sector.  Their insights contributed to the overall quality of our research findings and allowed us to develop evidence-based recommendations based on their experience in the sector.” 

Aline O’Connor, Director at Agri Experience Ltd

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