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African Innovation Foundation announces the 10 nominees for its annual Innovation Prize for Africa Awards
Competitions & Prizes

African Innovation Foundation announces the 10 nominees for its annual Innovation Prize for Africa Awards

What do an environmentally-friendly minicab, a water distillation system and a fire alert detector have in common? They all represent outstanding i…
23 April 2015African Innovation Foundation
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10 trends of social innovation in South Africa
Citizen Participation

10 trends of social innovation in South Africa

Jordan Junge reflects on SIX's recent event in Johannesburg, South Africa. Standing in a hot field in Soweto, we saw the vision for the future. T…
20 April 2015Jordan Junge
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New Series of work: SIX in Africa
Capacity Building

New Series of work: SIX in Africa

Accelerating Social Innovation in AfricaWe recognize that building a global community of social innovators and continuing to curate insight and know…
SIX
20 April 2015
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SIX in Conversation- Learning from Nairobi part 1
Article

SIX in Conversation- Learning from Nairobi part 1

As we prepare for our event ‘What makes a city a ‘hub’ for innovation?’ in Nairobi at the end of May, we’ve been lucky enough to have conv…
8 April 2015Jordan Junge
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Lab Notes - March 2015 Edition
Design

Lab Notes - March 2015 Edition

Brought to you by Nesta, GovLab, MaRS, MindLab and SIX; Lab Notes is a loose network of labs, units and teams working to support public sector innov…
SIX
26 February 2015
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Lighting Malawi: Malawi Solar Lights Project
Environment

Lighting Malawi: Malawi Solar Lights Project

Only 7% of people in Malawi have access to electricity. Without access to electricity, households in these communities spend 20-25% of their monthly…
SIX
25 February 2015
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CIVICUS International Civil Society Week
Citizen Participation

CIVICUS International Civil Society Week

This blog post is written by Tevfik Başak Ersen and was originally published on Alliance Magazine.CIVICUS and its partners organized International…
8 January 2015Tevfik Başak Ersen for Alliance Magazine
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The Nominet Trust 100
Climate change

The Nominet Trust 100

Celebrating the world’s most inspiring digital social innovationsDigital technology has already transformed how we communicate, how we work and ho…
12 December 2014The Nominet Trust
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Reimaginging Relationships: Suggested Reading
Citizen Participation

Reimaginging Relationships: Suggested Reading

We suggested the following blogs and articles to participants before the event to help them think about what it means to reimagine relationships. 1.…
SIX
26 November 2014
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