Promotion of Green Economic Development Continues Beyond ProGED Project Closing in 2016

In preparation for project closing, the ProGED Project conducted an End of Project Evaluation (PEV), looking into the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) criteria for evaluation, namely, relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability.  The PEV was conducted on 19 June to 1 July 2016 by a team of three experts led by Ms Sabine Schacknat, an external consultant based in Germany.… read more »

What’s In Store for MSMEs from GreenOvation

GreenOvation, ProGED’s  innovative way to support MSMEs go green through the use of mobile applications, named OneWatt as winner last 03 October 2015.  Of the twenty APPs that went into intense competition after initial screening, OneWatt was named by the judges as the APP that would stimulate positive habits among MSMEs to efficiently use, better manage and sustain green innovations in energy.… read more »

OneWatt Emerges as GreenOvation Winner

IMG_007777758It came at the right time! GreenOvation is in response to our country’s urgent need to stimulate interest in and applications of green practices and innovations among our MSMEs via mobile APPs whilst simultaneously enhancing their competitiveness and digital literacy.

GreenOvation is a Mobile Application Competition aimed at supporting green initiatives of MSMEs (energy efficiency, materials efficiency, water savings and waste water management, solid waste management, transport management, supply management and natural resource management) in the Philippines.… read more »

GreenOvation at DSDS 2015

GreenOvation was presented during the Digital Strategies for Development Summit 2015 held at Waterfront Hotel on 22 to 24 September 2015.

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Resource Efficiency

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In the future, living and housing spaces will become smaller and smaller. We have to learn how to make products for small space living. But this also goes for SMEs not only for the furniture makers, but for all who think that the spaces they occupy is limitless.… read more »

Powering your Phone from Thin Air

PoWiFi-wirless-power-university-of-washington-1-537x302What if you could power your iPhone from thin air? Making wires redundant was one of Nikola Tesla’s biggest dreams – a dream University of Washington researchers want to fulfill with PoWiFi. Shyam Gollakota and his team recently demonstrated technology at EmTech Digital in San Francisco that harvests ambient ‘backscatter’ radio signals to power battery-free temperature and camera sensors.… read more »