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Andrew Drain

Handbook of Participatory Design for Appropriate Technology

October 2, 2018

Truly collaborative humanitarian technology development is hard. Unexpected factors such as the type and order of activities, facilitation style...

Anna Libey

Designing Elephant Repellent in Rural Botswana

September 26, 2018

At nearly 130,000, Botswana is home to more African elephants than all other African countries combined. Those elephants have...

Alex Moseson

Open Source Workshop Toolkit: Technology Innovation for International Development (Zeer Pot)

August 22, 2018

Few have experienced the unique blend of pains and joys that afflict designers of technology for developing world applications....

Sean Furey

Water Has a Bright Future in Solar Pumps

August 15, 2018

A single weather event does not prove climate change, but the heatwave that is hitting much of the Northern...

Alex Green

Technology Access is Ushering in Agriculture’s ‘Data Revolution’

July 1, 2018

A solution to ease some of the pressure to produce food as the world’s population climbs may be the...

Andrew Drain

The Necessary Trade-Offs When Co-Designing New Technology

April 20, 2018

The co-design of new technology with communities has benefits and trade-offs. Our colleagues and we at Engineers Without Borders...

Carola Schwank

Low-Tech Solutions Fight Hunger

April 9, 2018

Editor’s note: Engineering for Change and the empowering people. Network have been collaborating since 2014. Our partnership is anchored...

Mayarí Pérez

Made in Guatemala: Clean Water and Nutrition Technology in Central America

February 17, 2018

Guatemala is a Central American country with great opportunities to innovate. Despite immense natural resources such as rivers, lakes,...

Rob Goodier

Hello Tractor’s Business-Saving Pivot from Hardware to Software

January 30, 2018

The “smart” tractor company closed its manufacturing operation to focus on agricultural ICT. By September of 2016, an agricultural...

Krista Liguori

From Charity to Enterprise: Reel Gardening’s Transformation that Led to Sustainable Impact

November 16, 2017

Editor’s note: This report is based on comments from the panel discussion “Overcoming Barriers to Scale: Lessons from Successful...


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