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New Cities Offering Solutions for Growing Urban Populations

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Across the global South, new cities are being dreamed up by architects, city planners and governments, or are already under construction. Two new urban areas being built offer lessons for others in the global South. They both deploy intelligent solutions to the combined demands of urbanization, […]

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Southern Innovator In Dhaka, Bangladesh: Public Service Innovation Workshop | December 2017

The following blog report does not reflect the views of the UNOSSC or UNDP.  Dateline: Dhaka, Bangladesh (9-11 December 2017) – From 9-11 December 2017, I participated in the Workshop on Innovations in Service Delivery: The Scope for South-South and Triangular Cooperation held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Hosted by the a2i (access to information) division of the […]

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2013: Development Challenges, South-South Solutions

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  ISSN 2227-3905 The  fourth issue of Southern Innovator has launched online and in print. Order copies now for distribution. Email: southerninnovator@yahoo.co.uk. December Baker Cookstoves – Designing for the African Customer Development Challenges: An innovative social enterprise is using design to create an energy-efficient cookstove for Kenya. By turning to […]

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10 Years Ago

It was 10 years ago this month that Southern Innovator‘s first issue launched in New York during the UN’s General Assembly week (UNGA). It focused on mobile phones and information technology for a reason: these connectivity transformations were re-shaping how people lived their lives, even in the poorest and remotest places on earth. The content […]