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Learn how Artisan Hub is helping connect traditional craftspeople in developing countries to new and potentially lucrative foreign markets.
In Ethiopia, protein-rich crops of pulses such as chickpeas are no longer playing second fiddle to maize and wheat, a shift that’s transforming women’s lives.
Improving sheep husbandry techniques could have a significant economic impact in West Africa.
Since the advent of modern excavation techniques in the 1920s, Morocco has become a vibrant mining hub. To this day, the exploitation of the country’s rich mineral deposits has been a key driver of economic growth, with approximately 240 mine sites currently in operation.

These slides depict Open Educational Resources (OER) workshops conducted in South Africa at three South African Universities. Attendance was poor and evidence is cited for further analysis.

The objective is to improve educational policy, practice and research in developing countries by better understanding the use and impact of Open Educational Resources (OER). This PowerPoint presentation reviews alternatives to copyrighting practices, providing information and practical "how-to"...

EHealth programs need to consider gender and social and cultural differences to reach their full potential.
EHealth innovations need to be grounded in the local context and blend technical and social processes to overcome the stumbling blocks to better care for isolated populations.