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Younger people interview older adults about their "Best Recipe", document it, help cook and learn how to cook it, and transmit it forward long after the initial contact has receded into the past.

Younger people interview older adults about their "Best Recipe", document it, help cook and learn how to cook it, and transmit it forward long after the initial contact has receded into the past.

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Volunteer groups from the Portland Fruit Tree Project harvest urban trees whose fruit would otherwise go to waste. Spot all the fruit trees in your neighborhood using Google Maps and add the fruit collection date to your calendar.

Volunteer groups from the Portland Fruit Tree Project harvest urban trees whose fruit would otherwise go to waste. Spot all the fruit trees in your neighborhood using Google Maps and add the fruit collection date to your calendar.

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The EarthBox is a foolproof way to grow food anywhere. A nice way to promote social good while growing profits at the same time.

The EarthBox is a foolproof way to grow food anywhere. A nice way to promote social good while growing profits at the same time.

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LearnUp is a real-time job skills training platform that connects job-seekers and employers.

LearnUp is a real-time job skills training platform that connects job-seekers and employers.

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San Francisco YouthWorks is a unique high school internship program that provides youth with paid work experience in city departments to develop their readiness for work and promote interest in public service careers.

San Francisco YouthWorks is a unique high school internship program that provides youth with paid work experience in city departments to develop their readiness for work and promote interest in public service careers.

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TeenForce is a self-sustaining non-profit organization that helps teens (ages 13-20) gain work experience.

TeenForce is a self-sustaining non-profit organization that helps teens (ages 13-20) gain work experience.

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MatchBridge is a youth employment program focused on placing young people in jobs and internships that enable work-based learning.

MatchBridge is a youth employment program focused on placing young people in jobs and internships that enable work-based learning.

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Cob, a mixture of sand, clay, and straw is a natural building material that can be hand-sculpted and is ideal for natural building community projects like benches, ovens, bus-stops and playgrounds.

Cob, a mixture of sand, clay, and straw is a natural building material that can be hand-sculpted and is ideal for natural building community projects like benches, ovens, bus-stops and playgrounds.

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Akira Kurosawa's 1952 film "Ikiru" ("To Live")  is about a lowly bureaucrat who is diagnosed with terminal cancer and dedicates his remaining time to accomplishing one worthwhile achievement before his life ends. What is my Ikiru project?

Akira Kurosawa's 1952 film "Ikiru" ("To Live") is about a lowly bureaucrat who is diagnosed with terminal cancer and dedicates his remaining time to accomplishing one worthwhile achievement before his life ends. What is my Ikiru project?

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The Design with the Other 90%: CITIES exhibition features sixty projects, proposals, and solutions that address the complex issues arising from the unprecedented rise of informal settlements in emerging and developing economies.

The Design with the Other 90%: CITIES exhibition features sixty projects, proposals, and solutions that address the complex issues arising from the unprecedented rise of informal settlements in emerging and developing economies.

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ExperiencePoint developed Design Thinker in collaboration with IDEO. During the half-day workshop, competing teams use the terms, techniques and thought patterns of design thinking to solve a realistic and complex challenge.

ExperiencePoint developed Design Thinker in collaboration with IDEO. During the half-day workshop, competing teams use the terms, techniques and thought patterns of design thinking to solve a realistic and complex challenge.

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Gamestorming is a set of best practices compiled from the world's most innovative people and companies, condensed into a lightweight, low-tech toolkit that applies tools and rules to the problems of collaboration and teamwork.

Gamestorming is a set of best practices compiled from the world's most innovative people and companies, condensed into a lightweight, low-tech toolkit that applies tools and rules to the problems of collaboration and teamwork.

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Scalability is the key to maximal impact. OpenIDEO can licence it's software platform to schools and municipalities across the globe to foster innovation from the ground up.

Scalability is the key to maximal impact. OpenIDEO can licence it's software platform to schools and municipalities across the globe to foster innovation from the ground up.

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EarthBoxes are a highly efficient, foolproof method of growing tomatoes suitable for crowded urban areas. Children can easily set up EarthBoxes and grow some of their own food, organically promoting better nutrition for themselves and their families.

EarthBoxes are a highly efficient, foolproof method of growing tomatoes suitable for crowded urban areas. Children can easily set up EarthBoxes and grow some of their own food, organically promoting better nutrition for themselves and their families.

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Implement a Caldas Build of the Global Village Construction Set, a set of Open Source  tools for 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts.

Implement a Caldas Build of the Global Village Construction Set, a set of Open Source tools for 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts.

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Cob building uses hands and feet to form lumps of earth mixed with sand and straw. Ianto Evans, master cob builder and architect at Cob Cottage in Southern Oregon provides an introduction.

Cob building uses hands and feet to form lumps of earth mixed with sand and straw. Ianto Evans, master cob builder and architect at Cob Cottage in Southern Oregon provides an introduction.

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Johan van Lengen founded TIBÁ (Bio-Architecture and Intuitive Technology), an institute in Brazil’s Mata Atlantica jungle that offers workshops on ecological building techniques.

Johan van Lengen founded TIBÁ (Bio-Architecture and Intuitive Technology), an institute in Brazil’s Mata Atlantica jungle that offers workshops on ecological building techniques.

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Yves Behar came up with a sustainable hot cacao system to return authenticity to the product and connect the consumer as directly as possible to the original Cacao farmer.

Yves Behar came up with a sustainable hot cacao system to return authenticity to the product and connect the consumer as directly as possible to the original Cacao farmer.

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Midwives of the world could join together in a Midwife Yatra (pilgrimage) to provide maternal healthcare in remote villages

Midwives of the world could join together in a Midwife Yatra (pilgrimage) to provide maternal healthcare in remote villages

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Expectant mothers can type in the nearest date of conception and then watch this online simulation of an embryo change and develop in real-time synchronization of their real pregancy.

Expectant mothers can type in the nearest date of conception and then watch this online simulation of an embryo change and develop in real-time synchronization of their real pregancy.

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Access to dignified sanitation is a basic human right. The Potty Project  is a great inspiration on the path to making this happen

Access to dignified sanitation is a basic human right. The Potty Project is a great inspiration on the path to making this happen

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India is awash in kid entrepreneurs. Help them succeed better using the IDEO HCD toolkit  or the Stanford d.school Design Thinking Workshop as a foundational curriculum. Connect them to each other with the internet and used smart-phones. Let them teach other kids by organizing their own TEDx conference.

India is awash in kid entrepreneurs. Help them succeed better using the IDEO HCD toolkit or the Stanford d.school Design Thinking Workshop as a foundational curriculum. Connect them to each other with the internet and used smart-phones. Let them teach other kids by organizing their own TEDx conference.

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Avi commented on Fortified Yogurt made by and for Families

Yes, whatever works in the local context:) How about popsicles?

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Avi commented on Fortified Yogurt made by and for Families

Yes, cultural localization and small scale production are critical for success: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22524117

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Avi commented on Fortified Yogurt made by and for Families

I remember that the ITDG was working on low-cost yogurt production equipment: http://answers.practicalaction.org/our-resources/item/soured-milk-and-yoghurt