global development

Health Microinsurance Offers Health Coverage In Exchange For Phone Credit

BIMA has figured out how to give underserved communities access to insurance in a simple way

Syndicated Why 3D-Printed Prosthetics Could Be The Next Health Revolution

As 3D printing continues to transform manufacturing, doctors are hoping it could also help the 30 million people worldwide in need of artificial limbs and braces

Syndicated Determining Water's True Value In The Supply Chain

With water shortages exacerbating inequalities and causing damage to economies, we must make sure the commodity is properly valued

Work Spreading Democracy At the Push of a Button

Unlocking data that can help people monitor what their governments are really up to

Work Street Lamps Tackle Disease By Luring Mosquitoes with Fake Human Scent

LED light designed at University of Malaya is powered by solar and wind, and can work even in flooded areas

Advertising SMS Service Helps Kenyan Farmers Take On Moles and More

iShamba is providing farmers in developing countries with advice on agricultural challenges

Features Social Enterprise is Key to World's Water Woes and Beyond

Traditional divisions between NGOs, charities and businesses are blurring with new collaborative projects on water

Syndicated Whiskey Byproduct Could Purify Water

Discovered by accident when researching barley husks, a new method will soon remove industrial arsenic contamination from H2O.

Advertising Coca-Cola To Cut Off Suppliers Who Disrespect Land Rights

Drinks firm announces zero-tolerance policy on land-grabbing in developing countries.

Features How Geolocation Is Saving The Developing World

In countries like Nigeria, the software can do more than just help its user locate nearby restaurants.

Home Solar-Powered Mobile Truck Could Change African Healthcare

Vehicle equipped with remarkable range of facilities could revolutionize treatment in rural parts of the sub-Sahara.

Design How A Solar-Powered Lamp-Post May Save Mali

An Italian architect has transformed the village of Sanogola by designing a portable, locally manufactured light.

Technology Intelligent Pumps Send Alerts When Water Has Run Out

Researchers in Kenya are testing a new device that transmits data on handpumps in areas with scarce water supply.

Advertising App Is Able To Monitor Disease Outbreaks In Real Time

ClickClinica provides real-time global disease surveillance by letting doctors record patients' symptoms with a single click.