Technology & Data

Nominations are now open for the Asia Innovator of the Year Award 2018!

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the Asia Innovator of the Year Award. This competition...

Drones are delivering healthcare to patients in rural Nepal

Drones are increasingly being used to deliver essential medicines and laboratory samples to and from areas of Nepal. The new technology...

Drones are joining the fight against insect borne diseases

Drones are one step closer to combating insect borne diseases after a successful test, the UN has announced. The UN International Atomic...

Belgium boost funding for WFP’s latest blockchain and drone innovations

The Government of Belgium has contributed €2 million to support the World Food Programme’s innovative drone and blockchain...

Clean Water Means Opportunity for Women

Women spend over 6 hours every day collecting water. Walking hours for water prevents women from pursuing work, school and caring for...

Combining sustainability and profitability in Asia

Across Asia a number of companies are beginning to recognise the power of sustainability in driving profits. Some of Asia’s largest...

Does satellite data hold the answer to agricultural challenges in Africa?

There has been a significant growth in the availability of satellite data in recent years, providing access to information on air quality,...

Technology and innovation are key for Asia’s development

The challenges of development are complex, inter-connected, fast changing and unprecedented. The unique challenges affect countries...

Blockchain could transform identification and aid processes for refugees

The World Bank reports that over 1 billion people have no way of proving their identity; this primarily includes refugees, trafficked...

WFP’s ShareTheMeal App now links donors with the people they’re helping

The World Food Programme has launched an innovative new feature to its app, ShareTheMeal, that will enable monthly donors to follow...

Apps and Girls win the Innovator of the Year Award

Aid & International Development Forum is delighted to announce the winner of the Innovator of the Year Award at the Aid and...

Which Oscars stars also play leading roles in aid and development?

With The 90th Academy Awards just a few weeks away Aid & International Development Forum have put together a list of Oscar winners...