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Innovations in Sanitation Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Innovations in Sanitation Come in All Shapes and Sizes | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it
Sanitation solutions don't have to be complicated, but they do have to meet the needs of consumers.
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Responding to Syria’s Education Crisis: Critical Points for the International Community

Responding to Syria’s Education Crisis: Critical Points for the International Community | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it
Xanthe Ackerman discusses the need for international attention to the education crisis in Syria and highlights several points for the international community to consider when responding, including investing at a local capacity, supporting refugee...
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Conflict’s harvest

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NAVIGATING Colombia’s mountainous countryside was even harder than usual for three weeks in the summer, when thousands of farmers blocked roads to protest about poor conditions in rural areas.

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Announcing Beyond Transparency: An Open Data Anthology | Code ...

Announcing Beyond Transparency: An Open Data Anthology | Code ... | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it
Today we're excited to release Beyond Transparency: Open Data and the Future of Civic Innovation, — an anthology of essays about open civic data, edited by Brett Goldstein (Former Chief Data officer of the City of Chicago) ...
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Risky business: managing development programmes in complex environments - The Guardian

Risky business: managing development programmes in complex environments - The Guardian | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it
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In recent months, the UK's Department for International Development has set about answering that question.
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Open Data Literacy | Blog about Stats

Open Data Literacy | Blog about Stats | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it
Governments opening data is one step, the public making use of these data is the other one. And not a guaranteed one. As a guest blog on Harvard Business Review's Blog says: 'the goal is for this data to become actionable ...
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Free online courses - international development

Free online courses - international development | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it
It used to be that if you were working in international development and wanted to improve your skills you only had two choices.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Malian, international forces launch operation against Islamists

Malian, international forces launch operation against Islamists | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it

BAMAKO (Reuters) - French, U.N.and Malian forces on Thursday launched a joint operation against Islamists across northern Mali a day after a suicide attack killed two Chadian peacekeepers in the desert.

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India's Battle Against Nutrition Data Deficiency

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For the past eight years, the government in India has not collected national-level data to gauge the nutritional status of children.
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Pennies from heaven

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SOME unlikely things combined to change Gabriel Otieno Anoche’s life. A satellite passing over east Africa took pictures of his roof. Some keen-eyed people in the Philippines, monitoring the satellite data remotely, spotted the roof’s lack of luminosity...

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Energy Poverty and Portable Lights | The Energy Collective

Energy Poverty and Portable Lights | The Energy Collective | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it
Can solar-powered light bulbs help end energy poverty for the 1.3 billion people who live without electricity? Maybe, if Nokero has anything to say about it. The company has launched a new series of solar-powered lights ...
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Google Glass project tackles poverty, other real world problems - Engadget

Google Glass project tackles poverty, other real world problems - Engadget | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it

Google Glass project tackles poverty, other real world problems
Engadget has flown over San Francisco, adorned the faces of runway models and most recently taken a road trip across the US.

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UNHCR Historical Refugee Data

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Explore the UNHCR statistical data with this visualization (Great interactive map showing historical migration flows from around the world - http://t.co/m8ggEgRWRE

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Millennium and sustainable development goals - hooks for educators

Millennium and sustainable development goals - hooks for educators | Kitchen Drawer Scoop | Scoop.it

The Millenium Development Goals (MDG) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) require the contributions of science and technology as well as governments to achieve.


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