DOWNLOAD AUDIO AND PRESENTATIONS HERE Speakers:Maheswar Mishra, Private Sector Development Adviser, Investment and Finance Team, Private Sector Department, Department for International DevelopmentMadeleine Anderson, CEO, Equity for AfricaJulie Wallace, Senior Manager, Group Public Affairs, Standard Chartered BankChair: Simon Maxwell, Research Fellow,…See More
You may not realise it, but Africa is bigger than the EU, China, United States, India, Paraguay and Japan all put together.There are many other things you might not realise about Africa. For example, 39 out of 53 African countries are expected to grow by 4% or more in 2010. With most developed economies struggling to find their way back to positive growth, can you afford not to learn more about Africa?Sustainable investment in Africa's burgeoning businesses is key to providing long-term…See More
The HEDON Household Energy Network (www.hedon.info ) holds a monthly informal meeting in London, UK, where practitioners, policy-makers, funders, and business-owners actively pursuing a cleaner, affordable and more efficient household energy sector unite to share their experiences, learn from one another, and create new knowledge.The next meeting, which your members may find interesting, will take place in a London pub, "The Carpenters Arms" on 25 March 2010…See More
By mid-century, the greatest population concentration will be in neither China nor India but in sub-Saharan Africa. The region is expected to gain a billion inhabitants – from 800 million today to 1.8 billion in 2050. The urban population alone will triple from 300 million to over a billion in 2050.The last decade has seen economic growth return to sub-Saharan Africa, attracting new partners and continuing to grow despite the effects of the economic crisis elsewhere in the world. Africa is of…See More
I am a small business specialist, consultant, trainer, mentor and business adviser; working with SMEs across sectors in pre-start, start-up and post-start stages. I provide development and training support for businesses, as well as capacity building in governance, ethics, management and leadership for government, community and non-governmental organisations. I have a particular focus on entrepreneurial development/training for young people, female entrepreneurs as well as community and social enterprises.
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Social and environmental business, ethics in business, sustainability and CSR.
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