Sustainable Development and Engineering Leadership


An introductory presentation on engineering leadership and sustainable development.

Sustainable Development and the Cycle of Poverty

An introduction to engineering for development.


Examining the complex cycle of poverty, with emphasis on geographic, political, economic, and social influences.

Technology in International Development

Course syllabus


Reference for technology and development course syllabus

Technology, development, and poverty

Engineering and Science and creating change


A presentation examining the definitions of technology and poverty, and technology's role in development.

Technology, governance and place

Situating biotechnology in Kenya


Reconnecting to the idea of place and examining networked strategies of marginalised actors

Root causes of poverty – Ghana case study

Case Study

Learn about the many complex root causes of poverty

The Community Planning Handbook

How people can shape their cities, towns & villages in any part of the world


Local communities increasingly want more influence over their surroundings

The Millenium Development Goals Report 2014

Momentum builds to achieve more Millennium Development Goals by end of 2015: UN report.


With many MDG targets met and aid monies hitting record highs, other lagging targets need final push to seize on results

The Stranger’s Eyes

Notes on Anthropology and Intercultural Community Work


An attempted community development project is outlined in this paper.

Poverty and Engineering Project

Workshop 4

Lesson Plan

Activities to help build understanding of complex, and often overwhelming, challenges facing impoverished communities