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October 16, 2017Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Read Time

The PEI exChange is the world’s first online matching platform for experts working in and for Africa. Based on a user-identified criteria, including countries and regions of focus, industries, skills and experience, the PEI exChange provides personalised matches with other users. Our interactive project map feature allows users to gain exposure by showcasing their work to… Read More

How to upload your project on the PEI exChange and showcase your work in Africa

October 16, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Read Time

The PEI exChange is the world’s first online matching platform for experts working in and for Africa. Based on a user-identified criteria, including countries and regions of focus, industries, skills and experience, the PEI exChange provides personalised matches with other users. Our interactive project map feature allows users to gain exposure by showcasing their work to… Read More

Five questions with Prof. Kelly Chibale

October 2, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Read Time

This week, we were fortunate to catch up with Professor Kelly Chibale, Principal Investigator at the University of Cape Town, founder of Africa’s first drug discovery and development centre, H3D, and one of the speakers at our #ScienceAfrica UnConference this year. Professor Chibale spoke eloquently about his efforts to create novel medicines to combat the… Read More

Five highlights from the United Nations General Assembly

October 2, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Read Time

Last week saw the 193 Member States of the United Nations come together in New York for the annual General Assembly session. Global leaders and policy makers took to the General Assembly Hall to discuss a wide array of the most important international issues, including development, peace and security, and international law. Here are five… Read More

innovative development projects in Africa

Five Innovative Development Projects in Africa on the PEI exChange

September 25, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Read Time

The PEI exChange helps small-scale entrepreneurs, NGO workers, development workers, academics, and researchers to connect (thanks to our matching algorithm), exchange information and expertise, and to present their work via an interactive project map. Read about this week’s top five innovative development projects in Africa on the PEI exChange. 1) WEND (Women Empowerment Network Design) is a nonprofit… Read More

Fascinating facts about South-South cooperation

September 15, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Read Time

12th September marked International Day for South-South cooperation, which recognises the political, social, cultural, and economic achievements in countries in the South. It also aims to shine a light on the UN’s efforts to work on technological cooperation among developing countries. Here are seven interesting facts about South-South cooperation. 1) South-South cooperation refers to the… Read More

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