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Affordable Space Programmes Becoming Part Of South’s Development

Space: the final frontier. At least that was how heading off into the stars was portrayed in cult television and film series Star Trek. While many countries are working to raise living standards and eradicate poverty on earth, some are also looking to space for solutions to earth-bound problems. Traditional space programmes were government-led and […]

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3D Home Printing Landmark: 10 Houses in a Day

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The global South is experiencing urban growth on a scale unprecedented in human history, far outstripping the great urbanization wave that swept across Europe and North America during the 19th and 20th centuries. Faced with growth at this pace, governments – both national and local – […]

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African Fuel Pioneer Uses Crisis to Innovate

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Crisis, as the old saying goes, is also a window of opportunity. And there is one African entrepreneur who knows this better than most. Daniel Mugenga has been on a journey of innovation that has led him to become a pioneer in the emerging new field […]

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Poorest Countries Being Harmed by Euro Currency Crisis

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  The ongoing economic crisis in Europe is forecast to harm the economies of the world’s poorest countries if it continues, according to a study by the United Kingdom’s Overseas Development Institute (ODI) (odi.org.uk). As an example, Kenya’s shilling currency has weakened and increased the cost of […]