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Gearbox By Wachira Ndaiga / August 5, 2014

Meet a Maker with Gearbox: CladLight


Following our last post, Why the Maker Movement, we figured it’d be great to develop a blog media series that goes towards defining the ‘state of the union’ as it were. Our Meet the Maker Series will be periodic posts dedicated to promising, up and coming local hardware developers; Jua

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iHub By Angela Okune / August 3, 2014

Introducing the Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network (OCSDNet)


We are happy to announce the launch of the Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network (OCSDNet)! Open and Collaborative Science (OCS) is a movement that aims to change the traditional culture of research by making the production and dissemination of scientific evidence inclusive and publically accessible.  Open approaches to

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iHub By Sheilah Birgen / July 25, 2014

Wireless Wednesday – How can mobile technology encourage information sharing within agricultural value chains


Agriculture is critical to global stability and development. It accounts for a third of the gross domestic products and three-quarters of employment in sub-Saharan Africa. (World Bank 2008). But most farmers still remain poor and out of touch with best practices that can yield to high production, prevention of post

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Gearbox By Wachira Ndaiga / July 25, 2014

Why the Maker Movement


You may have heard of the rise of The Maker Movement, otherwise known as the Techie-DIY Movement or the Maker Culture. It’s a movement born of idyllic principles and centered around empowering communities around the world to actualize into thriving hyper-local communes that craft and invent using technology as an

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