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An Inclusive Approach for Urban Poor

Working with the approach of including urban poor and vulnerable communities in the planning and decision making processes, CHF International has definitely made an attempt to develop more resilient cities around the world. I read an article by David Weiss … Continue reading

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Do YOU want to innovate for better rural healthcare?

We’re very pleased to announce that the Bihar Innovation Lab is all set for a mid-august kickoff with two extensive projects starting on the 27th of August, 2012. Over the next few months, the Lab will be applying itself to … Continue reading

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A Conversation with the CEO of the Gates Foundation

I was very pleasantly surprised last week when I received an invitation to a dinner hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The dinner, a networking event designed to introduce the new India Office Country Director, Mr. Girindre Beeharry, … Continue reading

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Reimagining Rural Innovation (Part 2)

This is the second in a series of posts presenting the main takeaways from the breakout session on Rural Innovation, held at the third Design Public Conclave. See the first part here. Sustainability of Efforts and Impact While most discussants … Continue reading

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Reimagining Rural Innovation (Part 1)

We finally launched the Bihar Innovation Lab (B.I.L.) at Design Public III; I must admit it has been a long and worthy wait. We’d taken the first step towards improving maternal and child healthcare with the creation of this lab. … Continue reading

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Gates Foundation an Official Partner of Design Public

We are extremely pleased to announce that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has officially confirmed their partnership and support for the Design Public Conclave, to be held on the 20th of April this year. The Gates Foundation has worked … Continue reading

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Design!publiC Panel Discussion 5: Planning and Policy for Innovation

18:26 Reto: I feel that there is a need for an international consensus and forum for innovation so that we can learn from each other. 18:19 Dilini: Most countries talk about GDP, but in Bhutan the premise of government is … Continue reading

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