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Mark Charmer (London)
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Akvo in the press
Engineering for Change, 19 February 2013, Going with the 'FLOW' towards better sanitation, "Akvo FLOW was conceived among water experts, but its name and its origins notwithstanding, the software is not restricted to water organizations. It is, at its heart, an elegant system for mapping data.”
CNN, 22 March 2012, Going with the 'FLOW' towards better sanitation, "Traditionally, there have been a lot of reasons why organizations don't want to monitor -- too expensive, too time-consuming and too difficult to do," Kugler said. "The aim of FLOW is to remove some of those barriers and create something that is easy to use.”
Radio Netherlands Worldwide,15 September 2011, Being open about aid, "This week the Foreign Ministry of the Netherlands announced that the majority of data about Dutch aid budgets will be accessible to the general public. But in order to make sense of the data, an app must be built."
National Geographic, 9 September 2010, World Water Week, Best in design, "Akvo was responsible for the following set of fabulous postcards that were seen at World Water Weeks past".
Huffington Post, 22 September 2009, Bigger Than Africa, "There are some intriguing glimpses of what might be possible - charity:water, Akvo, water.org, and The Tap Project all come to mind."
Financial Times, 28 May 2009, Donor programmes: Sponsors can now view benefits online
World Bank, 23 October 2008 Forget RSS: is Real Simple Reporting the killer Development 2.0 application?
“Real-time, paper-free, straight from the trenches reporting. If RSR takes off, it could be the killer application of Development 2.0."
Wired, 25 June 2008, Akvo’s Bollywood Angle
"It’s an open-source sanitation project, and if that isn’t weird enough, they’ve got a Bollywood-parody promotional angle."
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