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Interesting Article (blog): "How to Triple Food Production in Africa"....

Posted by Sean Patrick Kearney on March 20, 2013 at 3:24pm 0 Comments

....And lots of questions that come along with it!  Here is an interesting article (blog) written by Pedro A. Sanchez of the Agriculture and Food Security Center at the Earth Institute.  He is involved in the Millennium Villages project across Africa and writes about the general successes achieved by the program and the remaining challenges ahead.  As usual with any article about development, there is no shortage of…


Open Source Innovation Model for International Development

Posted by Sina Shahandeh (Organizer) on December 3, 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

We advertised the program of this challenge as if this is a reality TV show like Dragon's Den. People pitch and idea as in a business plan competition. But there is something systematically different. And this goes back to the structure of teams and how they form and how they come up and develop an idea.

Systemic problems that we are often facing in the development issues require innovative solutions. I argue innovation, not only in technological areas but social and political sphere… Continue

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