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Rainwater and health in developing countries: A case study on Uganda - United Nations University | Efforts to increase water supply are not an end in themselves. Based on statistical analysis, UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) researchers discuss how water management in rural households plays an important role in reducing water-related health risks in Uganda and the applicability of these findings in other developing countries. #articles

   

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How Can Food Aid be More Effective? - United Nations University | If food aid is to be more effective, donors need to consider both the goals of the aid and its economic implications. In May 2012, shortly before the annual G8 summit, the Obama administration announced the “New Alliance for Food Security”. The project enlists 45 private companies who are to invest in food production in some of the world′s poorest countries. #articles

   

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Migration, Remittances and Resilience in Africa - United Nations University | The monetary value of remittances from migrants to Africa now exceeds that of aid. Wim Naudé of the UNU Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) and Maastricht School of Management examines the importance of these payments for African countries and discusses whether they can provide resilience on a continent that has been disaster and conflict prone. #articles

   

Image How to Make Almost Anything | By Neil...

How to Make Almost Anything | By Neil Gershenfeld. In recent decades, the world has been rocked by revolutions in the digitization of computation and communication. Now the physical world is being digitized, thanks to new technologies that can turn data into things and things into data. Digital fabrication will let people build custom home furniture, living organs out of cells, and drones that can fly out of a printer; #science fiction is becoming industrial fact. #tech #news #articles

   

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Wearable Computers Could Help Build A Better You, Wearable head-up displays make gamification a viable route to self-improvement. By Bryan Gardiner | In 1961, Claude Shannon and Edward Thorp built the world’s first wearable computer. #tech #computerscience #science #engineering #gadgets #articles #news #living #gamification #fashion #society #living

   

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