the concept of a vertical necropolis designed by architect annkit kummar in delhi, india is presented as a way to satisfy social prospects while proficiently exploiting scarce city land.
according to sabmiller, cassava is the biggest but least commercialized crop in africa. the beer manufacturer has identified this as an opportunity to support farmers and localize supply chains by producing a lager made from cassava, called impala.
afghanistan based mobile network, roshan has expanded its mobile banking service, m-paisa so that farmers can repay loans to the agricultural development fund (ADF).
olivetrips periodically sends users a customized ecoreport depicting the environmental benefits, financial savings, and fuel savings they’ve made from using the service.
pay as you go is a common way of paying for calls on your cellphone. now the idea could help make solar power a more realistic option for families in kenya and other african countries.
every one of us living in these bustling metropolises has always dreamt of a city devoid of traffic snarls, incessant honking and pollution. FreMo, india’s first bicycle sharing programme is a step in that direction.
awaaz.de is a voice-based question and answer service, information portal, forum, asynchronous call centre and low-cost radio platform.
the creative workshop creates various unique handmade products made from recycled and up-cycled newspapers and other natural materials.
FabFi is an ambitious project which is creating Internet networks for eastern afghanistan whose main components can be built out of trash. it’s low-tech, it’s simple, and it works.
the nuru portable LED lights are charged by pedal-operated generators and sold by local entrepreneurs backed by microfinance. currently in india and parts of africa, nuru is looking to expand to new markets.
part of an initiative to increase its grassroots customer base, bradesco seguros is using the novel newsstand approach to sell policies for accidental death and funeral insurance.
banco cyan – a novel approach in brazil modeled after a bank account, which monitors consumers’ water usage and rewards them when they manage to cut back