Video still. Ethiopia. Photo: Stephan Bachenheimer/ World BankContinue
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"Are we going under the Mubarak Peace Bridge?"
"Didn't he attack his own people?"
"Doesn't sound very peaceful. Are those tanks?"
"Why is that Gunship following us?"
"Maybe we should go inside…"
Last year, I spent three and a half…Continue
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Chief Development Economist
Salary: £50,798 - £56,964 per annum (including London Allowance)
Based: London, Waterloo
Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 20th June 2012
We live in a world of unprecedented wealth, and yet despite all of our technological advances and the vast…
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How can we support more strategic partnerships between businesses and NGOs? We need fresh thinking, that can encourage more partnerships to achieve social, environmental and economic goals. Take a look at our latest open innovation challenge, and pass it on to your friends! …Continue
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BFP: What do you do?Continue
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H.E.M. Jakaya Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, just reaffirmed his decision to chair ACBF Private Sector Consultation…Continue
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May 8, 2012 Port-au-Prince--Zafèn, a crowd-sourced funding opportunity for small growing businesses (SGBs) in Haiti, has surpassed the $1 million threshold as it commemorates its second year of empowering entrepreneurs and supporting social projects in this economically promising nation.
Evidence that Zafèn is indeed building Haiti back better comes in the form of 760 new jobs created at 110 businesses across the country that have received loans. More…Continue
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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is seeking a professional to join its Development Focus Area team, which promotes the role of business in driving greater social inclusion and sustainable…Continue
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I thought it would be of interest to describe how the packaging and the components have now come together to form the anti-diarrhoea kit (ADK) as we build-up to the start of the ColaLife trial in Zambia in September. Until the start of the set-up period of the trial we had talked about the packaging (the AidPod) as something…Continue
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A few years ago the provocative statement "Business is the only sustainable solution to…Continue
RO: I manage the Mozambique programme of SNV Netherlands Development Organisation. We are an international…Continue
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By Kris Balderston, Special Representative for Global Partnerships at the Global Partnership Initiative in the Office of the Secretary of State
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Hystra has just published a study on Access to Safe Water for the Base of the Pyramid. This Report presents and discusses the findings and recommendations of the study ‘Access to Safe Water for the Base of the Pyramid’. The study was sponsored by AFD-Proparco, Aqua for All, the BoP Innovation Center, the Children Investment Fund Foundation, Finagestion, Suez Environnement, and Veolia Environnement, and was conducted by…Continue
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Photo: Simone D. McCourtie / World BankContinue
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If you believe mobile phones are one of the best tools we have to reach and empower masses of under-served people in the developing world and contribute to the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) you should read this:
Numerous very promising mobile solutions are deployed today in emerging countries using SMS as communication channel to reach the poorest. Among them are health solutions like…Continue
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