Red Tape Redress: What The Response in Puerto Rico Reveals About Aid Procurement

by Stephanie Cox, The Level Market “We are dying. And you are killing us with the inefficiency.” This was the heartbreaking truth leveled at the US (and the world) by the Mayor of San Juan 10 days after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico. As those working in procurement of relief supplies, we[…]

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How to Choose a Cookstove Fuel Type

Products used for disaster relief are advancing rapidly. Trying to choose between one manufacturer’s product and another involves evaluating the whole technology as well as the context. If you’re considering a powered product, then understanding the technology needed to operate it is equally important as the context. This is particularly significant when it comes to cookstoves.[…]