Kenya

AfriScout App Debuts in Washington, DC

Project Concern International’s AfriScout mobile application is among 100 development innovations under one roof today as part of Global Innovation Week (GIW) in Washington, D.C. The inaugural event—hosted by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)—is an opportunity for leading innovators, industry experts, researchers and scientists to showcase the latest thinking around innovation in government, [...]

By | 2017-10-25T14:12:25+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Climate Change Adaptation, Hardship, Kenya|

Connected Pastoralists: Designing a Mobile Application to Work in Rural Settings

By Jennifer Waugaman In 2013 with funding from USAID, PCI developed an award-winning innovation that provides semi-nomadic pastoralists with satellite-powered maps that show the density of vegetation in their traditional grazing lands. With the map, pastoralists can make better decisions on where to take their livestock to graze—an imperative decision that has become increasingly challenging due [...]