innovation

AIDF Asia Innovator of the Year Award finalists announced!

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the AIDF Asia Innovator of the Year Award...

Nominations are now open for the Asia Innovator of the Year Award 2018!

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the...

Technology and innovation are key for Asia’s development

The challenges of development are complex, inter-connected, fast changing and unprecedented....

Nominations are now open for the Project of the Year Showcase and Award

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the...

WFP’s ShareTheMeal App now links donors with the people they’re helping

The World Food Programme has launched an innovative new feature to its app, ShareTheMeal,...

Apps and Girls win the Innovator of the Year Award

Aid & International Development Forum is delighted to announce the winner...

Solar panels are bringing 40,000 litres of water a day to families in Nepal

In April 2015 Nepal experienced a severe earthquake that killed almost 9,000 people...

Which Oscars stars also play leading roles in aid and development?

With The 90th Academy Awards just a few weeks away Aid & International Development...

The UN has launched a new app to empower migrants in Africa

The United Nations International Orgnasation for Migration (IOM) has launched...

FAO has launched a global platform to increase the success of Farmer Field Schools.

Farmer Field Schools are community driven programmes providing agricultural training...

Is blockchain the future for international aid distribution?

The first test looking to bring greater efficiency and transparency to humanitarian...

Solar power is key for bringing electricity to all Indians

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a $2.5 billion plan to electrify...

Smartphones are helping farmers in Latin America fight climate change

Thousands of smallholder farmers in Latin America are set to benefit from a new initiative...

Reducing maternal, neonatal and infant mortality as a means to achieving SDGs in Africa

On 7 February the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) hosted a webinar...

New UN project set to benefit 14,000 Nepalese farmers

A new programme launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is set...

South Africa leads the way with an innovative boarder management system

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs was particularly interested in a proactive...

Technology is transforming healthcare systems around the world

The pace of health innovation is accelerating rapidly with new technologies regularly...

Mobile phones are improving healthcare for isolated Vietnamese communities

Mobile phones are bringing crucial health information to isolated ethnic minority...

Leading NGOs join forces to equip health workers with digital technology

Two innovative NGOs have announced a partnership to increase the availability of digital...

UK scientists lead cutting edge research into ‘super crops’

New research led by UK scientists is looking to create crops that are more nutritious...

Are drones the future for mosquito control programmes?

WeRobotics are trialling a new method of mosquito control in Latin America with hopes...

Improving Adoption of Climate-Smart Agriculture Innovations in Africa

On 17th January the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) hosted a webinar...

Apple will partner Malala Fund to provide education for underprivileged girls

Apple and Malala Fund have announced a new partnership that will see the technology...

Innovator of the Year Award: Finalists Announced!

AIDF is pleased to announce the shortlisted finalist for its "Innovator of the Year...

Transparency is improved with new tool to analyse funding flows

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a new...

New mobile app could help African farmers in a changing climate

A new app has been developed to help farmers on the continent choose the right type...

Innovation in agriculture is key to feeding Africa in the future

A recent forum in South Africa has called on the continent to respond to the pressures...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invests $300m to help farmers adapt to climate change

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has recently pledged £300m on research...

Innovate, Save Lives, Advance our World

As we enter 2018, the humanitarian challenges of the previous year amplify, with increasing...