A group of researchers have created a new method for improving performance in remote communities.
The researchers say the new technique works better than existing techniques and has the potential to provide new opportunities for rural communities.
The research is the latest in a series of papers published this week by the Centre for Global Governance Innovation.
The researchers are led by Prof Mark Aarons from the University of Edinburgh.
Their technique involves identifying a set of variables that can be measured in remote areas, like land cover and water levels, that may be difficult to measure in cities.
Aarons says the technique has the ability to reduce the cost of testing, increase the speed of field surveys, and allow researchers to conduct more data collection.
The team is currently developing a new form of testing that they say can be used in rural areas.
“The idea is that it will allow us to test the effectiveness of new tools and technologies more quickly and cheaply,” said Aaron.
They are also using the technique to identify areas that are more vulnerable to natural disasters, such as landslides and floods.
The technique is already being used in developing countries, including Ethiopia, Tanzania and India.
Prof Aaronson says it will likely be used across the world by 2020.
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