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Rob Goodier

How to use mobile data collection tools to improve global development work

April 23, 2016

Mobile communications networks have surged in developing countries and so has the availability of smartphones and tablets....

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Kevin M Passino

Humanitarian Engineering Principle One: Focus on People

April 5, 2016

Welcome to the first in a series on the principles of humanitarian engineering. These digestible essays highlight points from the...

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Rob Goodier

Cooking in Adelaide with experimental dung-burning stoves

February 10, 2016

We are glad to see another novelty in efficient stoves: dung burners. Students at the Univeristy of Adelaide, Australia,...

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Rob Goodier

A solar sprayer puts pest control in reach of India’s small-holder farmers

February 8, 2016

A new lightweight and low-cost solar-powered sprayer could put pest control in financial reach of India’s small-holder farmers. The High-Clearance...

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Rob Goodier

Improving Farms in the Worlds Drylands, Part 2: New Tools and Challenges

February 2, 2016

Part Two of a two-part series. Part One: Ancient Methods and Lowest-Cost Technology. A map that estimates the availability...

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Rob Goodier

Improving Farms in the Worlds Drylands, Part 1: Ancient Methods and Lowest-Cost Technology

February 1, 2016

Part One of a two-part series. Part Two: Prototypes and Leading-Edge Tools in Dryland Farming. In the arid fields...

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Rob Goodier

Ten Technologies for Farming in Dry Climates

January 28, 2016

Farmers in dry climates manage to coax crops from sandy soil and water them with rain and even fog. We...

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Andrew Vermouth

For more efficient farm aid, think smaller

January 19, 2016

If you asked a Water Minister from a developing country what makes a product or...

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Rob Goodier

Promising Prototypes of 2015

December 29, 2015

We polled our community of experts for this list of 14 of the year’s interesting prototypes. Advisers to our Solutions...

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Rob Goodier

The Grease Revolution: Guidelines for testing affordable farm machine prototypes

December 6, 2015

One way to lose a southern Indian farmer’s interest in your product is to ask him for feedback on...

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