Tag: Africa

Rob Goodier

Bees vs. elephants: From Chad to South Africa, beehive fences deter African elephants from crops

May 23, 2017

African farmers have dug deep into their arsenals for tools to turn back elephants on midnight crop raids. Guns,...

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Rob Goodier

Open source geospatial maps and cheap new tools improve farming in Africa

March 2, 2017

Aerial drones, crowds of folks gathering soil samples and new analysis techniques combine as pieces in digital maps that...

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Jackie Halliday

Professional Water Well Drilling in Africa: Incentives and Support

February 24, 2017

Date: 21 March 2017 Time: 11:00 AM EST (convert to your time) Register Here! Drilled water wells are vital if...

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Rob Goodier

The Manufacturing Conundrum: Local or Outsourced?

October 5, 2016

The eraser dust has settled, the tablet screen has dimmed, the foamcore models are tossed aside on the floor in...

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Mike Mader

Off-grid Energy Solutions: The Role of Services in Driving Adoption

August 20, 2015

Sustainable development is not possible without sustainable energy. So many basic needs depend on reliable energy that they’re easy...

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Mike Mader

Manual Drilling- A Global Perspective of Local Realities

May 20, 2015

Manual drilling is here to stay, and it is growing. There has been a tremendous upsurge in the use...

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Rob Goodier

Next-Gen Solar in Off-Grid Africa: Five Questions with Joshua Pierce

March 25, 2015

One million Africans could have reliable solar power within the next five years if Off-Grid Electric stays on course....

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Paul Scott

Hardware’s stock is rising but industry hasn’t noticed, yet

February 19, 2015

New hardware inventions are soaring in the global south, but big business investors don’t seem to be taking notice,...

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Mike Mader

Harnessing Technology to Strengthen Communities’ Resilience to Adverse Climate Effects

January 21, 2015

One of the eight global development labs under the Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN), ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) funded by USAID utilizes innovative solutions in their...

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Mike Mader

WASH in Emergencies: Lessons Learned and Way Forward

October 28, 2014

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) are critical needs for populations affected by emergencies such as natural disasters, outbreaks, and...

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