Tag : Developing nations
Unesco signs up to ICE Global CongressSubscription
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) has granted its official patronage to the Global Engineering Congress, taking place at One Great George Street in London from 22 to 26 October.
Engineers to make modular cities for refugeesSubscription
Engineers are working on solutions to the global refugee crisis, including the creation of manufactured cities.
In 2015 the United Nations, with input from 194 member states, launched The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The UK spends 0.7% of its GDP on international aid – about £12bn – one of the most generous aid budgets in the world.
When disaster strikes, engineers are there to help communities get back on track. But how has their role changed over the years?
Massive projects such as Crossrail, High Speed 2 and Hinkley Point C may grab the headlines, but engineers across the world are solving problems which are arguably more impactful.
Bamboo is “stronger than steel”, fast growing and very sustainable – but is it a realistic alternative structural material?
Emerging markets take clean energy leadSubscription
Developing countries are taking the lead on clean energy with 18% more renewable capacity than wealthier countries, according to a new report.
More than 140 dead after India train derailmentSubscription
A train has derailed near the northern city of Kanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, leaving at least 142 dead and more than 200 injured, according to reports.
Ramboll to improve sanitation in EthiopiaSubscription
Ramboll is to work on a water, hygiene and sanitation improvement project in Ethiopia after being chosen to provide technical assistance services for the third phase of a major infrastructure project in the country.