How can we include the world's most vulnerable people in the decisions that affect them? It's simple: We ask them. How? By combining the two most powerful communications tools in the developing world: radio and mobile phones.
Conversations in development
The history of international development is rife with examples of good intentions gone wrong. Too often the intended beneficiaries of development projects are simply left out of the planning process.
A research team has developed a powerful new tool that promises to unlock the secrets of biomass degradation, a critical step in the development of cost-effective cellulosic biofuels.
Mobile phones are becoming an increasingly important and prevalent tool in the developing world, but phone users are often unable to keep their devices charged due to unreliable power grids. To help solve the power problem, UK-based...
A simple and widely available tool -- the mobile phone -- is creating substantial impact in the developing world, changing the lives of low-income individuals, especially in rural communities.
The telecommunications revolution that has seen the development of products ranging from the simple mobile phone to smartphones and tablet computers is gradually bridging the digital divide in the developing world, as access to thes...