BY GALEN WINEY
SYRIAN REFUGEES IN THE MIDDLE EAST ARE ADAPTING MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES AND ASSOCIATED SERVICES TO SUIT THEIR UNIQUE NEEDS ON THE GROUND. A RECENT SAIS GRADUATE EXPLORES SOME OF THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OFFERED BY THESE NEW PATTERNS OF TECHNOLOGY USES AND INFORMATION CONSUMPTION.
BY ANA VASUDEVAN
Malaria killed nearly 429,000 people, mostly in Sub-Saharan Africa, in 2015. A SAIS student discusses research into a new anti-malaria medication that could save thousands of lives in some of the poorest countries in the world.
BY HALEY SWARTZ
Despite advancements in innovative food assistance technology such as cash and voucher (CV) programs, aid organizations have been stymied in the delivery of food to hungry populations in South Sudan. Haley Swartz explains why.
BY JONIEL CHA
To what extent does renewable energy technology hold the key to electrifying Sub-Saharan Africa? Joniel Cha weighs in on this crucial question and describes how the region's governments can capitalize on this opportunity.
BY GRACE CRAMER
A SAIS Perspectives editor breaks down all you need to know about how citizens around the world are using technology to hold their governments to account.
BY EMILY WALZ
While development and innovation have helped lift many out of poverty, with this burgeoning economic growth have come environmental costs obscured by GDP measurements. Emily Walz analyzes the impact on marginalized communities in rural and inland China.