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NRBUZZ: Using m-Health services to support Home-based Health care

Poor infrastructure, inadequate literacy, availability of technology and socio-cultural settings are a few factors in the myriad of challenges facing the development of most developing countries. Healthcare is one of the most important sectors where governments of developing countries strive to enhance the situation by utilizing affordable Information and communication Technology(ICT) solutions. However, unlike developed […]

NRBUZZ: Drones for Agricultural Monitoring in Kenya

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), commonly known as drones, in various fields of study is now a reality. A drone is commonly thought of as an aircraft without a human pilot on-board. Drones are now being used in a wide range of sectors such as conservation, search & rescue missions, warfare, agriculture and […]

NRBuzz: Design for? Design with? Design by?

It is said that the future is in the ‘Base of the Pyramid’ and Prahalad proposes that we stop thinking of the poor as victims and instead start seeing them as resilient and creative entrepreneurs as well as value-demanding consumers eager to adopt new innovations (Prahalad, 2005). How then do we develop great designs for […]

NRBUZZ: “Learning about a (Low-Tech) Technology”

Unfortunately, J Schwan (Solstice Mobile) who was previously set to speak at NRBuzz is no longer able to present at our May NRBuzz. Instead, we are honored to have Emilia Tjernström, a PhD candidate in Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis! Date: THIS Tuesday, 20th May 2014 Time: 5:30PM-7:00PM Venue: iHub Research […]

NRBUZZ: What role does research play in edTech?

iHub Research  is excited to host this month’s NRBuzz, on Thursday 10TH April from 5.30 PM focusing on the EDTECH scene. This session will bring together start-ups and established entrepreneurs in the EDTECH scene to share their experiences from implementation of their platforms in education institutions and the role that research plays in their work. Technology […]

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