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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

Reviews | Wild East: The New Mongolia

Jill Lawless is a Correspondent with The Associated Press based in London, UK. In 2000, her first book – Wild East: Travels in the New Mongolia – was published by ECW Press. Click through the site to read more about Jill and her book, Wild East: Travels in the New Mongolia. “One of the top 10 Canadian travel books of 2000.” The Globe and […]

Icelandic Credit Crunch Demonstrations 2008

The unfolding Global Financial Crisis (GFC) in 2008, while caused by the collapse of the financial system, also presented an opportunity to apply the lessons learned in the late 1990s. The crisis was a roller coaster ride and provided a front row seat to what happens when too much debt and fraud overwhelms the financial […]

Making the World a Better Place for Southern Projects

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  Good ideas are plentiful, but how to fund life-improving projects has always been a thorny issue. Judging how effective a project is can also be fraught with debate and contention. Over the past two decades, the number of NGOs in the global South has exploded (http://lboro.ac.uk/gawc/rb/rb144.html). The […]

Gobi Desert Wine to Tackle Poverty and Boost Incomes

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY In the arid Gobi Desert spanning the two Asian nations of China and Mongolia is a bold attempt to make wine and reduce poverty. The environment is harsh, with temperatures swinging from sub-zero winter cold to sweltering summer heat. The desert is also home to high […]

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