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DEMAND: ASME Global Development Review

Fellow Visionaries

August 15, 2019

Editor’s note: Eye care venture PlenOptika found that contrary to common assumptions, the reason more people in the world...

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Fernanda Petrus

EcoSanitation: Trading “Flush and Forget” for “Cycle and Sow”

August 11, 2019

“Flush and forget” or “drop and store” are some of the most common strategies for human waste “treatment” around...

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The Conversation

It Will Take a Lot More Than Free Menstrual Pads to End Period Poverty

July 31, 2019

All of those who menstruate, wherever they live, experience challenges when managing their period. These might include a lack...

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Rob Goodier

Ancient Stone Canals May Help Modern Day Lima Weather Seasonal Drought

July 25, 2019

Fourteen hundred years ago, a civilization called the Wari built a system of canals to bridge seasonal droughts in...

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Rob Goodier

Five Questions for Jim Fruchterman, Who Talks Non-Profits Out of Adopting New Technology

The tropes of a Silicon Valley icon’s backstory glitter throughout Jim Fruchterman’s biography: Elite school dropout, serial venture founder,...

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Rob Goodier

The GFCC Report Envisions High-Tech Farms of the Future as a Means of Survival

July 3, 2019

Articles about the future of food and farming have proliferated online for years, including on this site, and they...

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Rob Goodier

Wi-Fi? Why Not.

July 1, 2019

Editor’s note: Demand: ASME Global Development Review is shuttering after six years of publishing research, in-depth coverage of the...

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Rob Goodier

Ten Social Good Startups with Award Winning Tech

June 26, 2019

Each year, one worldwide event captures a solid showing of some of the most promising social-good startups and the...

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Rob Goodier

iShow Kenya’s Demo Videos: Agritech Made in Africa

June 6, 2019

Agricultural technologies swept the competition in Kenya at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Innovation Showcase in May. The...

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Rob Goodier

Research Brief: Large-Scale Stove and Water Filter Delivery Is Linked to Improved Children’s Health

June 4, 2019

A new large-scale trial of clean-burning rocket stoves and water filters in the poorest households in Western Province, Rwanda,...

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