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New solutions platform puts African innovation on the world map

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The new Global Opportunity Explorer exhibits hundreds of cutting-edge solutions for reaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and a good share of them arise from the African continent. Now you can help expand the pool of African innovations on the platform by contributing solutions. Last month, Sustainia launched the Global Opportunity Explorer – a global […]




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Africa is home to some of the most innovative and sustainable global solutions in 2016

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The 2016 Sustainia100 presents this year’s 100 most innovative, available, scalable and sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Almost a third of this year’s solutions are either developed or rolled out in Africa. From pay-as-you-go off-grid solar energy in Kenya to electric mini-cabs in South Africa, we can say that Africa is a […]




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Africa is dazzling with female entrepreneurs

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Many women around the world find themselves stuck in low-wage jobs or barred from the job market entirely because of maternal obligations. But on the African continent there are strong signs that this trend is turning around. Today, Africa leads the world with the number of female entrepreneurs who are disrupting everything from education to […]




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Calling all disruptors, innovators and blue-sky-thinkers: We are looking for the best solutions from Tunis to Cape Town

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Bamboo bicycles from Ghana, floating schools in Lagos, Nigerian and Kenyan solar-powered water-systems – the list goes on. What’s evident is that African sustainable innovations are on the rise, as demonstrated in last year’s Sustainia100 – a report that identifies the 100 best clean, green and life-changing solutions in the world. Now, we’re searching for […]




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