A recent study concludes that full evaluations of all 169 UN Sustainable Development Goals would cost ove $250 billion - more than global aid. Copenhagen Consensus http://bit.ly/1xYHOul
The artisan sector is a major driver in advancing women’s economic empowerment for peace and security!
The "Wonderbag" slow cooker required no power - thus saving energy. The Atlantic http://bit.ly/1m6Uc5C
The Center for Global Development's Commitment to Equity (CEQ) Project" considers developing country policies with respect to equity, not just development. http://bit.ly/1l6Ycj1
An analytics review at the World Bank showed that nearly a third of PDF reports are downloaded zero times. Another 40% fewer than 100 times. WaPo Wonkblog http://wapo.st/1kRWb7r
Design for Good competition winners include impactful designs for syringe, stove and shelter. Fast Company http://bit.ly/1fzRJc1
New drug regimens tested in the Comoros - and soon to be tested on the African mainland -- show promise in eliminating Malaria. Economist http://econ.st/1g7Jado
1.2 million annual deaths (and growing quickly) makes road safety more deadly than TB or Malaria. It mostly effects young, working age males. Using a few percent of road project expenditures on safety would make a huge difference. Economist http://econ.st/1cdT5uw
Project SOIL in Haiti installs composting toilets which promote both health and agriculture. Forbes http://onforb.es/1aFJ7xf
Project Health Children promotes fortification of flour at the village level -- which reaches the very poorest. Ashoka Changemakers grand prize winner (of 300 entries). http://bit.ly/1de9115
A new, prominent study by health economists concludes that spending $60 billion per year on global health would offer remarkable returns. http://www.globalhealth2035.org/
Biome Solutions describes how to make a functioning water filter out of a two liter bottle.
A plastic $1.50 retrofit on pit latrines blocks bugs which spread disease. Popular Science Innovation 2013. http://bit.ly/1iqRjcR