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 [...]

Innovative Partnership Fills Critical Information Gap

This blog was originally published in the Huffington Post as part of the P3 Impact Series, highlighting the work of finalists of the P3 Impact Award. The P3 Impact Award recognizes highly effective public-private partnerships that have led to positive social impact.  By Chris Bessenecker The scorching, hot sun beams on the dry, arid landscape in [...]

PCI Named Top Finalist for P3 Impact Award

We’re thrilled to announce that our Satellite-Assisted Pastoral Resource Management (SAPARM) initiative has been named a top five finalist for the P3 Impact Award, which honors effective public-private partnerships that provide innovative and impactful work around the globe. With support from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) and, PCI [...]

PCI Wins Classy Award for Innovative SAPARM Initiative

At the 6th Annual Classy Awards ceremony on June 16, PCI was recognized with a Classy Award for our Satellite Assisted Pastoral Resource Management (SAPARM) initiative.  “We are honored to have been selected as a winner of the Classy Awards,” said Chris Bessenecker of PCI. “But most importantly, Classy has given us a platform to give voice to [...]

Classy Names Project Concern International’s SAPARM Program a Winner of the 6th Annual Classy Awards

BOSTON – Classy, the world’s first social impact platform with the goal of helping organizations solve social problems more effectively and efficiently, announced that Project Concern International’s (PCI) Satellite Assisted Pastoral Resource Management (SAPARM) program has been selected as a winner in the 6th Annual Classy Awards. The event took place on Thursday, June 16, [...]

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