Collaboration among government, funders and NGO's and cross sector organizations to solve community wide problems that were identified based on a community driven assessment that includes gps mapping and visuals, data and all perspectives at the table. Enough w/ the competive grant process that puts agencies against agencies and asks for long term problems to be solved in three years or less and piece meals the work! ...more »
How might we increase access to scientific knowledge in the developing world?
How might we increase transparency to address government corruption using science, technology & innovation
How might we build the capacity of developing country governments in impact evaluation?
How might we harness talents in one country to help address challenges in another?
How might we make available education anytime, anywhere for anyone?
How might we use Scientific Technological & Innovative tools to address conflicting land tenure and the tragedy of the commons?
How might we design energy efficient methods for removing sodium from large salt water bodies?
How might we create resilient and more powerful but affordable computing capacity for the developing world?
How might we create resilience to environmental change and variability in staple grain crops?
Dear Sir, Me, George Kokochashvili working for USAID Georgia office as an Engineering Specialist. Thought USAID newsletters. I have found your web page, which was very interesting for me, where was mentioned about identify key development challenges that can be tackled through innovative science and technology solutions. From my side I would like to inform you that I have several inventions in the following fields: ...more »
Early in the Haiti emergency intervention there were large numbers of IDP’s in camps. The WASH cluster set a goal of building 11,000 latrines with an initial goal of one latrine for every 100 people. However, there were not enough pump trucks in country to properly maintain the latrines, nor was – or is – there a satisfactory method to dispose of the sludge when the latrines are cleaned. Large bag digesters can help ...more »