Local Innovation Stories

Ecofunopoly: the board game for teaching waste management

In February 2017, the Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) hosted the first Flood Resilience Innovation Conference in alliance with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Zurich Insurance. One of the key objectives of this partnership is...

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It is time to hammer up local projects from our network

When we hear the word innovation, most of us will automatically think about, highly-developed technologies, artificial intelligence, drones, 3D printing, data and digital solutions, but, what if we start looking closely to the creative ideas already being formed or...

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Charging stations are connecting families during hard times

When people are forced to leave their homes after disasters and during migration journeys, a cell phone is a lifeline. Mobile phones not only connect people to their loved ones but also serve as valuable conduits to information about how to access services and how to...

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Nea Kavala: innovating modern conveniences

At Nea Kavala migrant and refugee accommodation centre, volunteers from the camp set about documenting daily life on disposable cameras. What they came back with was a documentary on every day innovation — practical inventions and adaptations that people are creating...

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