Technology

Costa Rica experiments with drones to monitor remote forests

Deep Forest, a project backed by environmental group Fundecor, is testing drones as...

Ocean Cleanup launches System 001, sights set on Great Pacific Garbage Patch

This weekend, a 600 meter-long floating barrier was launched off the coast of San...

Efficient Humanitarian Satcom Networks

By Koen Willems, Newtec Market Director Government & Humanitarian Networks Introduction...

Ineffective health care may occur across all Member States, WHO warns

A new report conducted by the World Health Organization(WHO) and partners revealed...

New report finds significant improvements to living conditions in Myanmar

A joint report conducted by the Central Statistical Organization, the UNDP, and the...

Drones are delivering healthcare to patients in rural Nepal

Drones are increasingly being used to deliver essential medicines and laboratory samples...

How stoves are tackling health, environment and gender equality issues in Lao DPR

The World Bank, in partnership with the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program...

Drones are joining the fight against insect borne diseases

Drones are one step closer to combating insect borne diseases after a successful test,...

Clean Water Means Opportunity for Women

Women spend over 6 hours every day collecting water. Walking hours for water prevents...

Combining sustainability and profitability in Asia

Across Asia a number of companies are beginning to recognise the power of sustainability...

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...

Blockchain could transform identification and aid processes for refugees

The World Bank reports that over 1 billion people have no way of proving their...

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,...

APEC accelerates early warning systems after the record breaking disasters of 2017

APEC member economies are fast-tracking the development of digital safeguards in the...

Sri Lanka is hopeful a new pumping station will protect against flooding

At the start of 2018 work began in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to construct a large pumping...

Apps and Girls win the Innovator of the Year Award

Aid & International Development Forum is delighted to announce the winner...

How can India’s agricultural industry prepare for climate change?

India’s latest annual economic survey revealed that climate change could hurt...

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

With The 90th Academy Awards just a few weeks away Aid & International Development...

The UN has launched a new app to empower migrants in Africa

The United Nations International Orgnasation for Migration (IOM) has launched...

Is blockchain the future for international aid distribution?

The first test looking to bring greater efficiency and transparency to humanitarian...

Smartphones are helping farmers in Latin America fight climate change

Thousands of smallholder farmers in Latin America are set to benefit from a new initiative...

Health experts highlight the key challenges for improving maternal, neonatal and infant mortality

A group of leading health experts have highlighted a number of key issues in reducing...

South Africa leads the way with an innovative boarder management system

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs was particularly interested in a proactive...

Technology is transforming healthcare systems around the world

The pace of health innovation is accelerating rapidly with new technologies regularly...

Mobile phones are improving healthcare for isolated Vietnamese communities

Mobile phones are bringing crucial health information to isolated ethnic minority...

Are drones the future for mosquito control programmes?

WeRobotics are trialling a new method of mosquito control in Latin America with hopes...

Improving Adoption of Climate-Smart Agriculture Innovations in Africa

On 17th January the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) hosted a webinar...

Apple will partner Malala Fund to provide education for underprivileged girls

Apple and Malala Fund have announced a new partnership that will see the technology...

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