Course helps girls in Botswana avoid HIV and “sugar daddies” | MIT News

Youth-to-youth program teaches girls about the increased odds of contracting HIV from older men.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 25, 2017 ~8 min

Designing for a more equitable world | MIT News

D-Lab founder Amy Smith teaches MIT students to tap into the heart of international development.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
Oct. 6, 2017 ~6 min

Projects make inroads on global food and water challenges | MIT News

MIT researchers supported by J-WAFS present results of their work on food and water security.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 21, 2017 ~7 min

Political science debuts on MITx | MIT News

New online course takes a deep dive into democracy in Africa.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science • mit
Aug. 25, 2017 ~6 min

Lessons from pre-industrial climate control | MIT News

Graduate student Alpha Yacob Arsano wants to bring natural ventilation to the forefront of modern architecture.

Dara Farhadi | MIT News Office • mit
July 24, 2017 ~8 min

Evaluating approaches to agricultural development | MIT News

Involving local farmers in tackling a problem can provide long-lasting benefits.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
July 6, 2017 ~10 min

Charting a better future for Africa | MIT News

Kenneth Strzepek applies models to help decision makers advance food security and sustainable development in a climate-compromised continent.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
June 22, 2017 ~10 min

Illuminating the developing world’s “invisible” consumers | MIT News

Texting-based surveys capture purchasing and behavior data from people living in remote areas.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
June 21, 2017 ~8 min

J-WAFS awards $1.4 million in third round of seed grant funding | MIT News

Principal investigators will receive grants of up to $200,000 per year for two years, overhead free, for innovative research on food and water challenges.

Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab • mit
May 10, 2017 ~8 min

President of Mauritius Ameenah Gurib-Fakim visits MIT | MIT News

A trained scientist, Gurib-Fakim discusses ways of strengthening ties with Institute.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
April 10, 2017 ~6 min