sustainability

Linked Open Data for Sustainable Development – LOD pioneers make their case at the Open Knowledge Conference in Geneva

Conference-goers pack the LOD workshop at OKCon

Amid a veritable flood of new information on everything from ecological trends to genomic mutations released as part of Open Data movements around the world, practitioners are faced with both vast opportunities, as well as colossal challenges in compiling, updating, analyzing and sharing that information.

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Transforming lives in rural Peru: a REEEP diary

In July, REEEP’s Programme Director Eva Oberender made a journey to South America to visit communities that are serviced by newly REEEP-funded projects, each bringing clean energy solutions to people in remote areas of Peru.

Her experience was both physically challenging and exhilarating, but most importantly was clear proof of how REEEP-funded work goes the last mile and really transforms lives with clean energy. With many thanks for the organisation and hospitality of the teams of MicroEnergy International, PowerMundo and their local partners, here are some excerpts from her diary . . .

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