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MIT D-Lab works with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global poverty challenges.

The program’s mission is pursued through interdisciplinary courses, research in collaboration with global partners, technology development, and community initiatives — all of which emphasize experiential learning, real-world projects, community-led development, and scalability. To learn more visit

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  • Verploegen, Eric (D-Lab, 2017-04)
    A community focused approach for identifying energy needs and market opportunities
  • Lee, Daipan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    One of the causes of malnutrition among the rural inhabitants of Sub-Saharan Africa is the high cost of dietary fats that are necessary to maintain normal body functions. Though the Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...