Apply to Host a Summit in 2016!

Want to host an IDDS in the coming year?  Long or short, themed or general, we have all the dates and details on how to apply to host a summit ready for you!  The application will be … More →

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News

Participant Selection Process

For those who are wringing their hands and wondering about the participant selection process, here is a bit of info how it works and how many applications we’ve recieved this year. For IDDS Zero Waste … More →

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Info on IDDS Applicants!

For those who have been wondering, “So what type of people apply to participate in an IDDS?” Here are some fun infographics that break down what type of applicants we received for each summit. Applications … More →

Projects 2014

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Avocado Processing

Avocados are plentiful in some areas but spoil quickly and have limited value, selling for as little as 25 Tanzanian Shillings each. More →

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Bean Threshing

Hand threshing and separation of beans is labor-intensive and time-consuming and results in post-harvest losses. More →

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Coffee Processing

Coffee shelling is often done manually by small-scale farmers on shelling machines, which is too strenuous and wasteful. More →

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ICT for Health

Anemia is a big problem, and if left undiagnosed and untreated it can cause maternal and infant death. More →

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Improving Soil Fertility

Farming practices are needed that improve short and long term soil fertility while conserving soil through practices that minimize erosion. More →

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Life Skills Education

88% of secondary students do not proceed to form 5. They enter the workforce and are lacking necessary skills to create greater wealth. More →

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Livestock Fodder Production

Through urbanization there is a shortage of grazable land and the need to feed livestock in different ways. More →

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Water Accessibility

Water accessibility in many areas is very limited especially during the dry season when sources run low. More →

7 July – 9 Aug
Tanzania
International
Development
Design
Summit

The International Development Design Summit is an intense, hands-on design experience that brings together people from all over the world and all walks of life to create technologies and enterprises that improve the lives of people living in poverty. More →

Events

This year, IDDS will be hosted in Colombia, India, and Botswana. Look out for more information by checking out our News page! More →

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