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Technological Innovation Alive in Brazil

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  The growing digital economy in the global South is giving rise to a new generation of entrepreneurs and innovators. A University of California paper by Naazneen Barma found explosive potential in poorer countries to innovate, and challenged the view of developing countries as passive market places […]

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Vietnamese Google Rival Challenging Global Giant

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  Information technologies are creating new business opportunities across the global South. As more and more people gain access to the Internet in one form or another, opportunities to offer them services also increase. A number of key trends show how the Internet’s profile is being reshaped […]

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2010: Development Challenges, South-South Solutions

2010 December Ghanaian Coffins Prove Design and Craftsmanship Boost Incomes Development Challenges: In many parts of the world, indigenous ingenuity and craft skills are finally getting the recognition they deserve. The quirky but very inventive gadgets and solutions featured on the Afrigadget blog (http://www.afrigadget.com) never fail to inspire and amaze. Colombian Architect Proving Strength and Beauty of […]

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2012: Development Challenges, South-South Solutions

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY ISSN 2227-3905 The  third issue of Southern Innovator  magazine  has launched. Order advance copies now for distribution. Email: southerninnovator@yahoo.co.uk. The second issue of Southern Innovator magazine has launched: Read and download the magazine here: Southern Innovator Issue 2. December New Cities Offering Solutions for Growing Urban Populations Development Challenges: Across the global […]