A pilot project of renewable energy in Sumba island as a living proof for the bright future of sustainable energy. The goal of this project is to make Sumba island 100% electrify by renewable energy on the year of 2020.
Initiated in 2010, Hivos’ Sumba Iconic Island (SII) project has not only provided access to electricity to the 650,000 inhabitants of Sumba Island in Indonesia, it has also reduced reliance on expensive and environmentally harmful fuels such as diesel and kerosene.
From 23 - 31 May, Age of Wonderland is holding its Incubator Week. In 2015, the programme focused on food; 2016’s theme is Big & Open Data. Can Big & Open Data be a tool for social innovation? And in which way can it tackle the intricate global and local challenges our planet is facing?
On Thursday May 12, government representatives from all over the world are gathering for the Anti-Corruption Summit: London 2016, which aims to agree on a package of practical steps to expose and fight corruption.