Gwenael Prié is senior project manager for digital technologies within the Direction of Operations of AFD. He is in charge of managing ICT projects in several African countries, supporting other sectors in leveraging digital technologies and facilitating the adoption of a new digital strategy for AFD. An engineer from Telecom ParisTech, Gwenael Prié began his carrier as a telecommunications consultant, before launching an independent activity to raise awarenessness about ICT4D and help NGOs adopt mobile applications in Africa. He is also the co-founder of the “Start-Up Africa Paris” collective and the co-author of “The Water Travelers”, an award-winning book about his travel around the world to raise awareness of water-related issues.
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Digital data has become a key resource to build sustainable and smart cities. For AFD’s Gwenael Prie and Pierre-Arnaud Barthel, development actors must step up efforts to integrate this new paradigm.