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Indian Newspapers Thrive with Economy

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The onslaught of digital media in the developed countries of the world regularly brings pronouncements of the death of the traditional newspaper. But this assumption of digital triumph misses out on the reality in countries across the global South. As incomes rise and literacy levels go up, […]

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African Digital Laser Breakthrough Promises Future Innovation

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY For decades many African countries have experienced low investment in research and development (R&D) and scientific innovation. One of the few nations to benefit from a sophisticated university network and research and development sector was South Africa. It still ranks top on the continent for funding […]

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Reality Television Teaches Business Skills in Sudan

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Learning how to thrive in a market economy does not necessarily come naturally. But for young people who have grown up under a different economic system or known nothing but economic chaos, learning business skills can give them the tools to get on in life. With youth […]

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Model Cities Across the South Challenge Old Ways

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Pioneering thinking about how resources are used and how people live their lives is taking place in the dynamic economies of the global South. Facing a vast population surge to urban areas, these include attempts to build “green” cities and low-waste, smart and digital communities. These […]