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Innovation

Chronicling innovation and leading innovative projects and initiatives. Can draw on vast expertise in innovation, both as a practitioner and as a connector and chronicler.

2012 saw the launch of the second issue of UNDP’s Southern Innovator Magazine on youth and entrepreneurship.

Case Studies: 

Case Study 7: UNOSSC + UNDP | 2007 – 2016 

Case Study 5: GOSH/ICH Child Health Portal | 2001 – 2003 

Case Study 4: UN + UNDP Mongolia | 1997 – 1999

Latest Posts

3D Printing Gives Boy a New Arm in Sudan

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY 3D printing is rapidly going mainstream and is now starting to make a big impact in health care. One innovative solution is using the technology to manufacture artificial arms for amputees harmed by war in Africa. While large-scale manufacturers use the machines to fabricate products and […]

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 – […]

Opinion: Canada is allowing U.S. to dictate Haiti’s renewal: More news and opinion on what the UN soldiers call the “Haitian Vacation”

By David South Id Magazine (Canada), August 22 to September 4, 1996 An August 19 attack on the Port-au-Prince police headquarters by pissed-off former Haitian soldiers should be a wake up call to Canadians. So far, the Haiti UN mission has seemed as safe as the soldiers’ quip, the “Haitian Vacation”. The UN soldiers patrol […]

Banning of Plastic Bags and Containers Brings New Opportunities

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY This month, Uganda bans plastic bags, outlawing their import, manufacture and use and joining a growing list of African countries seeking to sweep cities of this menace. Uganda’s ban follows similar moves in Kenya and in Tanzania, where even plastic drinks containers will soon be banished. […]

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