From earthquakes to unrest: new platform boosts community resilience in a crisis
"It's very rare that computer scientists think about the definition of 'resilience', or get to work with the users of a tool," says Shadrock Roberts of the Kenyan non-profit social enterprise Ushahidi, a partner in the COMRADES project. But this is precisely what happened when a diverse consortium of researchers got together to create a platform to support community resilience during a crisis. [Read more]
The European Union has concluded several Scientific and Technical Cooperation (S&T ) agreements with a number of individual countries, from all over the globe. These agreements are based on common interests and priorities, aiming to increase cooperation in research and innovation.