Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
In virtually every single African nation, the leading mobile phone company is now the leading taxpayer to the government, the leading local donor to local causes, and one of the leading employers.
"Can Tunisia become the Silicon Valley of the Arab World?" Columnist David Rohde explores this question in The Atlantic:
This article is the second in a three-part series exploring the role Mercy Corps played in bringing solar power to rural Uganda.
International economist and director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University Jeffrey Sachs weighs in:
New technology that diagnoses HIV in infants has injected new hope into the veins of countless Kenyans.
For tech startups in emerging markets, does success mean an HQ address in the U.S.?
Phase One: The critical first step involves information, information, information.
In this three-part series, we explore the role an international aid nonprofit played in convincing urban solar companies to sell their products to poor, rural farmers, and convincing poor, rural farmers to reallocate their kerosene budget to solar.
Curated news and insights about innovative, market-driven solutions to poverty explored through news, commentary and discussion.
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