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Expanding the reach of climate change adaptation initiatives in Nepal (VIDEO)
Ideas to Impact Team | 11 September 2018

In Nepal, there is no shortage of community-driven initiatives to respond to real and expected climate change risks. However, they are often limited to one

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Field testing
The difference fridges make to African businesses
Lorenza Geronimo | 20 August 2018

‘I used to sell only 2 sodas a day, now I can sell on average over 20’. This statement summarises the experience of Joseph, an entrepreneur who lives in

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Pilots map
What is Frontier Technology Livestreaming?
Lorenza Geronimo | 30 July 2018

Frontier Technology Livestreaming is helping UKAid apply frontier technologies to the biggest challenges in development. We work with Department for

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Climate Change Adaptation and Innovation Prizes with Madhav Karki (PODCAST)
Ideas to Impact Team | 20 July 2018

Within Ideas to Impact, the Adaptation at Scale prize uses financial incentives, in the form of cash awards, to stimulate and sustain transformational change

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Solar panels
What’s new on the energy front?
Lorenza Geronimo | 12 June 2018

The last few months have seen a renewed interest in the energy theme, with flagship gatherings taking place in Africa and Europe to share learning about

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Sam Owilly (third from left) took the first place in the Wazo Prize.
What will Ideas to Impact’s Evaluation team know about prizes by 2020?
Ideas to Impact Team | 21 May 2018

Ideas to Impact’s evaluators from Itad have been refocusing their prize evaluation plans. In this post, they explain what they hope to be reporting on when the

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Wazo Prize winner
Can prizes stimulate innovation in climate information services for the most vulnerable?
Ideas to Impact Team | 10 May 2018

This blog post was authored by Ideas to Impact team members Lars Otto Naess, Nicki Spence and Lorenza Geronimo and was originally published by Climatelinks, a

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Can an innovation prize reduce water losses?
Lorenza Geronimo | 02 May 2018

In this blog post, we take stock of the Dreampipe Challenge, the innovation prize run by Ideas to Impact to increase water security and revenue for utilities

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Making solar-powered refrigeration a reality
Lorenza Geronimo | 16 April 2018

In late January, the Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition, which is part of the UK Aid-funded Ideas to Impact programme, announced the winners 

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Global Leakage Summit 2018
Three key insights from the Global Leakage Summit 2018
Lorenza Geronimo | 16 April 2018

On 13 and 14 March, water leakage practitioners from all over the world convened at the Amba Hotel Marble Arch in London for the 9th Global Leakage Summit 2018

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Energy access
Halfway through our energy access competition: what have we learnt?
Lorenza Geronimo | 19 March 2018

In this blog post, we explore the lessons learnt so far from the Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition, whose first stage ended in January. This blog post was co-

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Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo Hong Kong
Six key achievements of our energy access competition
Lorenza Geronimo | 14 March 2018

The award of stage one of the Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition in January has provided us with the opportunity to reflect on the outcomes achieved so far.

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