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Bike-Friendly Cities Should be Designed for Everyone, Not Just for Wealthy White Cyclists

February 13, 2019

Designing for bikes has become a hallmark of forward-looking modern cities worldwide. Bike-friendly city ratings abound, and advocates promote...

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

A Prototypical Waste Recycling Process Could Clean Up the Stainless Steel Industry

February 2, 2019

Note: This technology is one of our Promising Prototypes to Watch in 2019. See the full list at the...

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...

Rob Goodier

From Engineering for Change’s Research Fellowship to Leadership of Global Design Projects at the University of Michigan

January 12, 2019

Caroline Soyars guides students at the University of Michigan’s Global Health Design Initiative as they develop technology that meets healthcare...

Megan Richardson

Developing Engineering Tools for Biogas and Water Distribution in Tanzania

December 19, 2018

I spent two years in a rural Tanzanian village learning how to collaborate to develop water distribution and biogas...

Megan Richardson

Three Local Innovations Improving Lives in Rural Tanzania

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

Rob Goodier

El Acceso Universal a Internet en México Reduciría la Pobreza

December 10, 2018

Read this article in English here. Internet es un derecho en México desde 2013, año en que se modificó...

Andre Coelho

Breaking Down Silos for Sustainable Water Management

November 15, 2018

Our guest contributor reports on an issue discussed at this year’s International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), held at...

Carolina Rojas

El H2O Challenge: Una Plataforma para Identificar Tecnologías de Agua Viables

November 10, 2018

Read this article in English here. El H2O Challenge es una iniciativa desarrollada para empoderar a 10 nuevas start-ups...


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