Blog posts tagged to "technology"
Published on Monday, 21 March 2016
The Philippines' pledge to address climate change is ambitious, but the question is whether or not it will translate into an actual investment plan.
Published on Thursday, 03 March 2016
To address today’s development challenges, we need courage and innovation from young, inexperienced experts.
Published on Monday, 28 September 2015
How can CSOs contribute meaningfully to the new SDGs, and how can the post-2015 agenda support civil society’s development efforts over the next 15 years? Here are 5 ways.
Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015
New technologies such as lithium-ion batteries, LED lights and rooftop solar power are changing the way electricity is generated and supplied. We also need less electricity; with energy-efficient lighting and appliances, our electricity needs are reducing every year.
Published on Monday, 20 July 2015
As the dialogue on #Fin4Dev advances, multilateral development banks and the IMF have joined hands to seriously consider what they specifically can bring to the table in going from ideas to action. Here are 10 takeaways from last week's major #Fin4Dev conference in Addis Ababa.
Published on Monday, 29 June 2015
As the People’s Republic of China is fast becoming a haven for all sorts of tech entrepreneurs, many of these need help from incubators such as Legend Star.
Published on Thursday, 27 November 2014
Mobile financial services have proven to be an ideal means to connect rural and remote populations to the financial sector. In several countries now—for example, Kenya, Uganda, Pakistan, or the Philippines—financial services are successfully delivered to the rural population using mobile phones and agents.
Published on Monday, 20 October 2014
The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are expected to bring a stronger focus on longer-term durability of development gains as opposed to the current approach which sees decision-making targeted at the shorter term. At present, businesses main focus is annual balance sheets; for development organizations it is annual results reporting; and for democracies there's cyclical elections.
Published on Wednesday, 04 December 2013
Can energy projects transform gender relations and deliver gender equality? What are the possible pathways? These are questions that gender and energy practitioners regularly consider.
Published on Saturday, 04 May 2013
Technology is playing an increasingly important role in how we think about solutions for global societal challenges. Take the apps revolution for a start.