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Can Collective Intelligence contribute to sustainable waste management? Insights from Lilanda township, Lusaka.

The Accelerator Lab (AccLab) team in Zambia embarked on the waste management challenge with enthusiasm. Even before attending the Nesta led Collective Intelligence Design Studio, the team was already…  


Using COVID19 Crisis to Establish Safe Model Markets for Communities

This blog is the first part of a 3 blog series that will be looking at the AccLab Zambia’s activities from exploring the issue, finding solutions, building partnerships and experimenting to…  


Creating partnerships for innovations: our experience thus far

Implementing development programmes is a challenging and complex undertaking especially in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s…  


Generating evidence during a crisis: Setting standard for re-usable cloth masks in Zambia

Like most Accelerator Labs across the globe, we were working on one of our four key services to debunk the waste management challenge in Lusaka. The long-awaited experimentation was becoming a reality…  


Banking the Unbankable Using Waste

What if the informal sector had a payslip? In the same principle that a payslip shows you your earnings each month (minus those pesky taxes), the informal sector payslip shows a transaction history…  

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