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Cyber Cities: An Oasis of Prosperity in the South

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The future is arriving in the South even faster than many think: so-called “cyber cities” are being created to become this century’s new Silicon Valleys. Well-known ‘cyber cities’ like India’s Hyderabad and Bangalore have been joined by many other cities across the global South. But two […]

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Cyber Cities: An Oasis of Prosperity in the South

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The future is arriving in the South even faster than many think: so-called “cyber cities” are being created to become this century’s new Silicon Valleys. Well-known ‘cyber cities’ like India’s Hyderabad and Bangalore have been joined by many other cities across the global South. But […]

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African Entrepreneur Wants to Bring Order to Urban Chaos

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY All over the global South, urban and semi-urban areas are growing at a furious pace. Great swathes of mega-regions – places where large cities blend seamlessly into smaller towns and villages creating a giant economic hub – are becoming key economic and opportunity drivers in developing […]

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Computer ‘Gold Farming’ Turning Virtual Reality Into Real Profits

The rapid spread of the internet around the global South is bringing with it new forms of work. One of these trends is so-called “gold farming”: making money in the virtual world of computer gaming by trading in virtual money, prizes and goods for busy gamers who don’t have time to do it themselves. This […]