For billions without formal land rights, the tech revolution offers new grounds for hope

Many of today’s increasingly complex development challenges, from rapid urban Land-Conference-2017.jpgexpansion to climate change, disaster resilience, and social inclusion, are intimately tied to land and the way it is used. Addressing these challenges while also ensuring individuals and communities are able to make full use of their land depends on consistent, reliable, and accessible identification of land rights.

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Tesla’s low-cost renewable battery could revolutionise Africa’s energy supply

Makhtar Diop (  @Diop_WB  ) World Bank Vice President  Africa recently posted this article on his twitter feed and we enjoyed it so much we wanted to share it as well!

Batteries that can store renewable energy for longer and at half the current cost have been hailed as an energy revolution that could transform Africa’s power supply.