Snail Aid - Technology for Development

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    TIRAMISU demonstration in Belgium


    In September 2015 the results of TIRAMISU projects have been presented to a large audience. Among the stakeholders invited there was her highness princess Astrid of Belgium. It has been a pleasure to speak with her about Billy Goat Radio tool.The gallery of all the pictures taken by Silvia Aresca, our member and professional photographer can be seen here.

    Billy Goat Radio DEMO



    We have uploaded on this website a DEMO version of Billy Goat Radio Adaptability System, the simple software allowing creating stories to deliver risk educational messages tailored to the local context in terms of educational messages and details of everyday life.

    If you wish to give the demo a try, please contact us either by using the form or by writing an email to snailaid AT

    Rebuilding Kobane conference

    6/29/2015 | Comments: 1

    Thanks to the Italian NGO Engineers Without Borders, Snail Aid has been invited to participate to the conference: Rebuilding Kobane hosted by the European Parliament in Brussels on the 1st of July 2015. We hope that Billy Goat Radio tool can facilitate spreading mine risk education messages among returnees.

    Snail Aid at the Mine Action Symposium in Biograd, Croatia


    Silvia and Emanuela took part to the 12th International Symposium and Equipment Exhibition from the 27th to the 30th of April 2015 in Biograd Croatia to present the work on Billy Goat Radio and on Open Source Hardware for Mine Action, such as Disarmadillo. Here are some pictures taken from Silvia, the photographer.

    Proposal for a new Technical Note for Mine Action supported

    4/ 8/2015
    Today we have received a very good news; we have been notified that the proposal for a new Technical Note for Mine Action (TNMA) submitted to the International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) Review Board (RB) and latest presented at the IMAS RB meeting in February 2015 in Geneva, is being supported. Here more details about it.

    Book chapter about Disarmadillo downloaded 4000 times!


    We have received a very good news: the chapter of the book Humanitarian Demining about the concepts behind Disarmadillo written by Emanuela has been downloaded 4000 times!

    This is the message we received from the publisher:

    We are pleased to inform you that your paper "Power Tillers for Demining in Sri Lanka: Participatory Design of Low-cost Technology" has achieved impressive readership results. The chapter you have published with InTech in the book "Humanitarian Demining" has so far been accessed 4000 times. Congratulations on the significant impact that your work has achieved to date.

    The chapter can be downloaded from here

    A theater piece by Avvocati del Foro di Milano in favour of Billy Goat Radio


    L’Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano, con il patrocinio del Comune di Milano, dell’Associazione La Memoria del Teatro, della Scuola Superiore dell’Avvocatura organizza uno spettacolo teatrale sui diritti umani nelle serate del 17 e 18 marzo al Teatro Filodrammatici di Milano. Parte degli incassi sarĂ  devoluta all'associazione SMINAMENTO Italia Onlus che promuove la seconda missione in Western Sahara del progetto Billy Goat Radio, per sensibilizzare al problema delle mine antiuomo le popolazioni che vivono dei Territori Liberati del Western Sahara.

    Partecipate numerosi!

    Repubblica speaks again about LOCOSTRA

    Repubblica Genova has published another piece on LOCOSTRA!

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