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Leveraging Blockchain to Transform the African Indigenous Vegetable (AIV) Value Chain in Western Kenya

"Now, I finish my work at 10 am instead of 3pm. … I can use my time to work on other crops, to be [a] better mother and serve the community," explained a local farmer who is a participant in the USAID LASER PULSE project focused on exploring how blockchain technology could improve food security...

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The New laserpulse.org – An Overview of all the Features

We are delighted  to bring to you a new interactive, interconnected platform with a variety of features including our new online community forum exclusively for our members. The new laserpulse.org features new ways to connect with your fellow LASER PULSE members including a revamped sector search, map search, and chatbot to guide you in locating...

LASER Focused Conversation: The Importance of Research Translation in International Development

Host Christopher Rice sits down (remotely) with LASER PULSE Director Arvind Raman to discuss the LASER PULSE program and how research translation factors into international development.  Arvind Raman, Director, LASER PULSE; Executive Associate Dean, College of Engineering, Robert V. Adams Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Engineering (by Courtesy) Purdue University.  Dr. Raman has co-authored over 140...

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LASER Focused Webinar Series Debuts Nov. 3

LASER PULSE is launching a webinar series, LASER Focused, to explore critical topics in international development and research translation, and provide an interactive platform with Network members. Join us at the opening session of the series, titled Maximizing Your LASER PULSE Experience to learn more about how LASER PULSE is applying Embedded Research Translation, new...