Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
Rwanda has the ambitious goal of becoming Africa's digital center. Microsoft4Afrika's expansion into the country is a significant step in that direction.
Groups fighting for financial inclusion and youth employment united in Morocco. Will their findings promote progress?
Mobile money's wildfire spread across the developing world has been so successful that it's about to remake the rich world, too.
When fair trade farming didn’t pay enough for one farmer to make ends meet, he started a new coffee company to take control of the production process and boost profits.
How do you boost farmers in post-conflict regions like Sri Lanka? Jon Halverson of Land O'Lakes discusses how the U.S. dairy co-op blended commercial and development work in an interview on DevEx.
Many social enterprises exist to improve the lives of the poor, but if your business requires an endless supply of poor people, it might be time to rethink your strategy.
A powerful new mobile platform combining agriculture information and financial services specifically designed for farmers in Uganda is going live, helping them plow even more value from each acre.
The U.S. Institute for Peace interviews a youth peace-activist in Kenya.
Fiji is leading the world in money management education, by exposing almost 200,000 students to savings and budgeting skills starting next month.
By 2020, over 1 billion people in poor countries will be covered under microinsurance.
Ahmad Alhendawi is a newly appointed envoy, the first of his position, assigned to represent the most critical demographic of our time: youth.
You’re an entrepreneur with an innovative, potentially life-changing product. Next step: Expand and reach your target population. Easier said than done.
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