Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
Imagine a world of only 100 people. Applying today’s demographics, nearly half of those people would live on less than $2 per day.
In the Brazilian Amazon, a group of scientists have become unconventional crusaders in the battle to halt deforestation.
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The latest fad foods--luscious pomegranates, nutrient-packed quinoa, and refreshing coconut water--have complicated pasts.
A weekly roundup of mainstream news about the context in which Mercy Corps works, focused on economic development and innovations.
In the USFDA’s first major overhaul since 1938, new food safety requirements will demand higher standards of accountability than most smallholder farmers can provide.
Rana Plaza pushed for new regulations on garment factories in Bangladesh--but are these changes helping or hurting Bangladeshi laborers?
In Myanmar’s fast-changing, volatile economic landscape, farmers must prove themselves vital to the mainstream economy, or else risk being shunted aside.
Staff picks: What we're reading this week.
What you need to know about Indonesia’s growing economy, rising global leadership and remaining development challenges.
"No country can truly thrive by denying the contributions of half its people…(W)e have evidence that when women and girls participate throughout the economy, productivity and growth go up for everyone…
Curated news and insights about innovative, market-driven solutions to poverty explored through news, commentary and discussion.
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