Category: Technology

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Calais: aid in the digital age

With the closure of the Calais refugee camp imminent, Megan Kilmister writes about an innovative campaign helping bring aid into the digital age by...

How can technology support development?

Recently UNDP’s (United Nations Development Programme) Innovation Facility released its “2015 Year in Review report”. Here, Kris Gulati draws upon the report to look...

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Searching for Innovation in Rural India

Innovation is hailed as a great modern tool that can lift rural communities out of poverty. However, innovative new start-ups are facing problems that...

Power Africa: the ethics of electrification

The face of aid is changing; However, when energy is involved, sustainable solutions remain as elusive as ever. June Sun questions U.s. plans to power Sub-Saharan Africa with...

Africa’s technology revolution

Mobile technologies in the developed world might not directly save lives, but in parts of Africa they can change the fortunes of entire communities...