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Libraries Improving Lives of Displaced Populations

Addressing needs of IDPs and refugees in places where no public library exists in the vicinity, a French-based charity Libraries Without Borders has designed “Ideas Box” – a highly mobile information toolkit reminding a modern library packed into several large boxes.

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From Supply Chain Analysis to Action: The Case of Ethiopia

Matching supply and demand requires knowing the levels of supply and demand in real time. It’s simple to understand, but a lot more complicated to achieve. The solution though can be easily stated: data visibility.

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Welcome Grand Challenges Ethiopia

Ethiopia has launched a program called Grand Challenges Ethiopia, joining a growing family of similar Grand Challenges programs.

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Innovation: Finding the Problems and Solutions in the World Around Us

The invention of a spaceship that can make sophisticated discoveries 140 million miles away is an extraordinary feat on the part of the human race. But there are other extraordinary innovations that don’t require a billion-dollar piece of equipment. Sometimes, all they require is stuff that’s just lying around.

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If You Want To Go Fast Go Alone, If You Want To Go Far, Go Together - Unknown

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development will kick off this Monday July 13, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Hidden in the rotating images on the conference website, I found the best explanation of what this conference is about “Voluntary Commitments & Initiatives ….for people and planet”.

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