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A New Force Behind Farming

Mobile communication technology has evolved so quickly and become one of the world’s most common way of transmitting information. In Sub-Saharan Africa there are more than 650 million people subscribed to mobile services. Imagine - how does a smallholder farmer in Africa gets updates on market trends, advice on farming technologies, interesting know-how and even weather condition? Read on


Promoting Accessible Product – Bit-by-Bit

How do we make technology accessible for the 75 million Persons with Disabilities in India? A NASSCOM Product Conclave session brings together industry leaders and experts to discuss the business and social case for making technology truly ‘universal.’ Read on

Blue Technologies to Fight the Water Crisis

First published on India Water Portal. Industry experts, water purifier companies and civil society groups talk about buyers expectations, market-centric strategies and future trends in household water purifiers for rural areas. Read on

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Boyalagudem’s Search For Water

Water scarcity is no great problem in India!! Shocked at the statement? Yes, this is what our administrators seem to think; which explains why they have hardly done anything to overcome this problem. Now, where should people of Boyalagudem, a village located in Andhra Pradesh where people depend on rains as their primary source of water, turn to? Read on

4 Things Tech Must Get Right to Be Useful to BOP Consumers

The scale of technology has increased tremendously in the last 13 years. From an internet speed of 1 mbps/ person, we are now at 1000 mbps/ person/ month. This has led to the emergence of a host of technology and technology empowered solutions. Read on