An interactive program using mobile phones helps more patients conclude treatment successfully.
Sept. 4, 2019 • ~7 min
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Research from the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society aims to help African farmers increase their production and profits with better prediction.
May 30, 2019 • ~6 min
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A new method identifies opportunities to learn and adapt to changing temperature and precipitation trends.
April 22, 2019 • ~7 min
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J-WAFS-funded MIT research team shows a new method of fertilizer production can better suit the needs of farms in Africa and around the globe.
Feb. 12, 2019 • ~9 min
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Study shows the Sahara swung between lush and desert conditions every 20,000 years, in sync with monsoon activity.
Jan. 2, 2019 • ~7 min
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CITE and D-Lab study finds evaporative cooling devices show promise for helping small-scale farmers, market vendors, and families store and preserve vegetables.
June 20, 2018 • ~8 min
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Graduate student Prosper Nyovanie wants to power off-grid communities worldwide with scalable solar electric systems.
June 12, 2018 • ~8 min
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Faculty director discusses the future of the initiative and Africa’s position as a global priority for the Institute.
May 7, 2018 • ~7 min
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Youth-to-youth program teaches girls about the increased odds of contracting HIV from older men.
Oct. 25, 2017 • ~8 min
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