Testimonial from Avoki Omekanda: Restoring Education and Energy to the Nation of His Birth

May 19, 2016 | 8:54 pm

IEEE Smart Village Entrepreneur Avoki Omekanda remembers a time when the country he was born in offered a decent and affordable education, but it’s been decades since things have been that good in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), formerly Zaire. “I was born right before the independence,” he says, … Continue reading Testimonial from Avoki Omekanda: Restoring Education and Energy to the Nation of His Birth

Article: Bridging the World’s Smart Cities and Smart Villages

February 19, 2016 | 9:24 am

By: Dr. Dan Wessner, IEEE Smart Village As the world’s cities strive in the next decades to live more efficiently and to somehow maintain or even improve standards of living while spreading resources among more city dwellers, might they have something to learn from their neighbors in the villages? Reciprocal learning across both populations—together—calls for … Continue reading Article: Bridging the World’s Smart Cities and Smart Villages

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