Technology No Longer The Barrier In Solar Uptake

During the past decade the technology that creates electricity from photo-voltaic cells has become so sophisticated and so inexpensive that it’s  a wonder that most of […]

Mobile Phones, Animation and a Health-Care Revolution

“Disruption” is a word that rarely produces smiles. It can mean icy traffic jams and picnic-delaying rain storms, but also life-threatening droughts and epidemics. These are […]

The Easiest Piece In The Puzzle: Residential Solar Lights

Somewhere in the United Nations’ headquarters in New York there’s a list of things to do that will make life better for the world’s poor and […]

You Can Help Change The Lives, And Health, Of 1.6 Billion People

The road from traditional, poisonous indoor fuels to solar lights in the developing world is turning into a highway. The staid, business-oriented Economist just did a […]

The Solar Solution

The Solar Solution September 4, 2012 Sustainable energy has always been a target of International Development Aid because of its benefit for health, poverty alleviation and […]

More Background

More Background July 12, 2012 A backgrounder on Firdaus Kharas’ behaviour change style on rabble.ca.

How Behaviour Change Works in the Developing World

How Behaviour Change Works in the Developing World July 20, 2012 If real change helping people in the developing world emerge from the problems of poverty […]

United Nations takes on a Proactive Stance Against Domestic Violence with Firdaus Kharas’ No Excuses

United Nations takes on a Proactive Stance Against Domestic Violence with Firdaus Kharas’ No Excuses By LynnfromBC, published on Blogcritic.org — April 25, 2011 Last week, on […]