By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Innovation is increasingly being recognized as the key to tackling long-standing development problems in Africa, as well as across the developing and developed world. While it is easy to draw up a list of challenges facing the global South, it takes a special person to see not […]
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By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY With mobile phones becoming ubiquitous across the global South, the opportunity to make money – and possible fortunes – by providing ‘apps’ for these devices is now a reality. Apps (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Application_software) – applications which allow users of new mobile phones to do everything from running a […]
By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY A mix of developments is proving that African innovators no longer need to see themselves as lone operators working in isolation. Awareness of the continent’s talent has never been higher and is grabbing attention from the world’s media. In turn, more and more resources are being […]
Preventing and treating illness at home or in small local clinics makes financial sense. It also makes patients a whole lot happier. By David South Canadian Living (Canada), January 1993 Your health is your wealth, my grandmother used to say. It certainly is our most valuable resource – and when its caretaker, universal health care, […]