Articles by Asif Saleh and Maria A. May
Small is beautiful, but big is necessary. In Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, many development practitioners live by this creed. But at last month’s Frugal Innovation Forum: Scaling Simple Solutions, everyone agreed that they don’t get nearly enough opportunities to talk shop and compare notes within the region. Taking place in Dhaka from March 30-31, the forum was the first ever gathering of South Asian development practitioners, hosted in South Asia, specifically to talk about scaling frugal innovations.