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Rob Goodier

iShow India 2019 Awards Silk, Stoves and Stethoscopes

April 10, 2019

A stove for the Himalayas, a solar-powered silk reeler and an upgraded stethoscope won iShow India 2019, sponsored by...

Pallavi Bharadwaj

The Circular Economy Can Solve Food and Water Problems in Rajasthan, Malawi and the World

March 22, 2019

I lived in the western Indian state of Rajasthan for most of 2006-07. To say that it quickly became...

Esther Obonyo

Building Material Matters and the Coconut Value Chain

March 4, 2019

“Kaukumbatie mnazi ukaupande, kazi uanze” (Embrace the coconut tree and climb it, start work) – mnazi Swahili proverb “The...

The Conversation

How Urban Agriculture Improves Food Security in US Cities

February 15, 2019

During the partial federal shutdown in December 2018 and January 2019, news reports showed furloughed government workers standing in...

Rob Goodier

Pakistani software programmer receives prestigious international award

February 9, 2019

Mobina Zafar, a Pakistani software programmer working in irrigation systems in her home country, has been named the Young...

Rob Goodier

Promising Prototypes to Watch in 2019

January 29, 2019

The technologies that improve lives in the world’s underserved communities are born as prototypes that evolve through testing and...

Eric Verploegen

Affordable and Scalable: Evaporative Cooling Can Fight Food Loss – Time for Communities and the Development Sector to Embrace It

January 15, 2019

Food loss due to lack of effective storage is a global problem. In Sub-Saharan Africa alone, approximately 23 percent...

Megan Richardson

Three Local Innovations Improving Lives in Rural Tanzania

December 19, 2018

I saw local innovation that solves problems with low-cost and inventive technologies at work in a rural Tanzanian village....

Grace Burleson

Advancing Research on Technology for Poverty Alleviation: How E4C Learns from Academic Institutions Worldwide

December 11, 2018

Worldwide, researchers investigate solutions to solve our world’s greatest concerns, such as access to clean water, food security, and...

Rob Goodier

A Global Research Network Investigates Post-Harvest Technologies and ICTs on Sub-Saharan African Farms

December 7, 2018

Researchers at Engineering for Change developed two comprehensive reports on technology that mitigates food-borne disease and improves agricultural practices...


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