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Sunday
31/05/2015
Households use only 5% of water for drinking, 45% in bathrooms, gardens
AMMAN — Only 5 per cent of domestic water is used for drinking and cooking purposes, according to a new study, which said that 45 per cent of the water is used in bathrooms and for ....
Friday
29/05/2015
Focus on Private Sector: New tech shouldn’t mean no jobs
Automation might mean fewer jobs, but companies can support local livelihoods in other ways, argues Maha Rafi Atal. ....
Friday
29/05/2015
Facebook’s free internet limits poor users
Facebook’s initiative to get more people online may limit free speech and disadvantage poor users, critics say. ....
Friday
29/05/2015
A role for innovation prizes to support adaptation to climate change?
The aim of this paper is to examine the role of innovation prizes in supporting adaptation to climate change in the context of development, in view of two parallel trends: First, a ....
Friday
29/05/2015
Stimulating solutions to energy access through the use of innovation prizes
Ideas to Impact is a DFID-funded programme which is experimenting with the use of innovation prizes to solve development challenges. The programme covers three broad thematic areas ....
Friday
29/05/2015
Nature pitched as source of innovation in poor countries
Developing countries should take clues from nature to do good science with fewer resources, a meeting hears. ....
Friday
29/05/2015
Improving agriculture and nutrition with open data
How can we improve agriculture, food and nutrition with open data?  In this discussion paper, the Open Data Institute highlight examples of how open data is being used i ....
Thursday
28/05/2015
Latin America and the Caribbean: World"s first region to reach both international hunger goals
Latin America and the Caribbean has taken a huge step towards the total eradication of hunger by reducing both the percentage and total number of undernourished people to less tha ....
Thursday
28/05/2015
Website that serves as a one-stop shop on Cambodian data
Watch the editor of Open Development Cambodia discuss their open data website and how this benefits their country. ....
Thursday
28/05/2015
Plankton trawl reveals ten times the species
A survey of the oceans has revealed that there are ten times as many plankton types than we thought. ....
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