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Supporting Independent Media in Syria

IREX is pleased to launch a new project to support independent Syrian media. IREX will support a diverse range of Syrian broadcasters, including the development of a new independent satellite channel.

Crisis Mapping and Remote Sensing Satellites

Has there been a discussion regarding utilization of the new generation of Earth observing satellites for crisis mapping? There are many systems, some operational and other in the planning stages that might be useful. The common fault it that most of these systems have relatively poor spatial resolution.

Making the ‘evolutionary leap’: using Open Knowledge approaches to improve development outcomes

The Open Knowledge Hub project brings together knowledge producers and intermediaries, particularly those in developing countries, to work together collaboratively to address gaps and inequalities in the availability and accessibility of development research.

IREX Remembers John Paul Usman of Nigeria

IREX and the Mandela Washington Fellowship family mourn the death of John Paul Usman, a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow from Nigeria, who passed away after a tragi

Due diligence? We need an app for that.

The ubiquity of mobile phones, the reach of the Internet, the shear number of problems facing the planet, competitions and challenges galore, pots of money and strong media interest in tech-for-good projects has today created the perfect storm.

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