Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
There’s nothing mysterious here. Poor people tell us they’re poor because they don’t have enough money—and who knows more about making money than businesspeople?
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Shiva Kumar is the face of India’s hard-working poor in a new video from CGAP.
A weekly roundup of mainstream news about the context in which Mercy Corps works, focused on economic development and innovations.
Up to 10 innovators will be selected to present their idea. Are you among them?
Companies have been taking steps to improve workers’ lives in emerging markets for years--this project stands out for involving the biggest of the big brands.
Is Africa a place of opportunity for its young people, or just for foreign companies?
Although most youth do not participate in violence, armed groups across the world are successful at recruiting young people. Conflict specialist Rebecca Wolfe explains why, and how the right youth programming could make a difference.
Small businesses provide jobs for some 8 million people in the U.S. alone. How do you help these businesses--and an important sector of the economy--succeed? Take a cue from dating sites and match them up with mentors.
How do we harness globalization so it benefits more people? First, we have to understand it. The University of Texas at Austin's online course gives a solid foundation--the free class starts August 27.
Curated news and insights about innovative, market-driven solutions to poverty explored through news, commentary and discussion.
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