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Time Media Covered Community Solutions to Zika - Andrea Berardi

3 February 2016

Decision-makers have a clear choice: an expensive, foreign-controlled approach, or a community-owned solution that relies on naturally occurring predators.

 

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Tradition v Progress - Andrea Berardi

12 January 2016

Rather than tradition versus progress, a community-owned solutions approach is about control and who decides which practices should be supported.

 

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What You Need to Know Ahead of the Spending Review - Alan Shipman

21 December 2015

As the UK government delivers its spending plans for the next five years, a number of controversial cuts are on the cards.

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Community-Owned Solutions: Key to Sustainability - Andrea Berardi

3 December 2015

To prevent generic approaches to development that undermine existing local solutions, marginalised groups must be involved in decision-making.

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Would Jeremy Corbyn's Quantitative Easing for the People Work? - Alan Shipman

17 September 2015

Corbyn has proposed giving the Bank of England a new mandate to invest, but Alan Shipman argues the track record of this approach makes it hard to swallow.

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The Sharing Economy Could End Capitalism – But That's Not All - Chris Martin

29 July 2015

Could the sharing economy bring about the end of capitalism - or simply further reduce quality of life for many within society?

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Is Britain Braced for a Brazen Raid on Pensions and Savings? - Jonquil Lowe

29 July 2015

The new government’s financial plans - including a major change to the taxation of dividends and pension tax reliefs - should put savers on alert.

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Pharmaceutical Standards: A Challenging Balancing Act - Dinar Kale

26 June 2015

While standards help ensure safety, they can also act as barriers to market entry. A look at the contentious issue of regulation's impact on health delivery.

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Dawn of the Eco-drones? - Andrea Berardi

7 May 2015

Could a new breed of 'eco-drones' offer a cost-effective and accessible way for communities to monitor deforestation and environmental degradation?

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Low-Cost Technologies and Inclusivity - Theo Papaioannou

9 April 2015

Theo Papaionnou argues that inclusiveness is a multi-dimensional concept and that some basic needs cannot be met by 'low cost' or 'low tech' innovations.

 

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