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iHub By Editor / January 9, 2013

iHub Newsletter Survey


Welcome to another great year! Last year, the iHub achieved several milestones , including the launch of several initiatives – iHub Cluster, iHub UX Lab, and iHub Consult as well as the expansion of iHub Research, and Pete’s Coffee Shop on Ground Floor (serves up great Mexican). The community remains

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Social Change projects: Where is the line between social change and making profit ?

iHub By iHub Administrator / January 9, 2013

Building a Social Sector Jobs Economy


By Roshan Paul About a month ago, McKinsey & Company, the world’s premier consulting firm released a report on the divide between the need for jobs for young people and the lack of skills that graduates today possess in the hunt for those jobs. Their study was exhaustive – it

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iHub Research By Angela Okune / January 7, 2013

Final report released on how base of the pyramid (BoP) Kenyans use mobile phones


iHub Research, Research Solutions Africa, and infoDev have released the final report looking at how Kenyans living on less than $2.50 a day are using mobile phones. The Kenya case study is part of a large, multi-country research commissioned by infoDev about the use of mobile phones at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP),

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Farmer Ploughing Dry Soil with Oxen

iHub By Rachel Gichinga / January 7, 2013

Research to Impact Hackathon: Agriculture & Nutrition | January 22 – 25 2013 | iHub


  Linking information and data, and taking it to where it is needed Every year institutions, researchers and practitioners generate thousands of datasets, reports and articles about development issues. Yet, much of this knowledge remains underused , locked away in silos. The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), and Research for

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