Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
Flower growers in Kenya have plenty to sell, but no buyers. Meanwhile big-box retailers in the U.S. and UK want more flowers. New research reveals that a middleman connecting them could be profitable for both.
As Tropical Storm Isaac hit Haiti in late August, all eyes were watching to see whether the country would be overwhelmed by the latest storm.
Hospitalization can save a life--at the cost, sometimes, of throwing it permanently off track. Two very different countries, India and the United States, recently chose a similar solution: subsidized insurance.
As the global youth unemployment crisis continues to make headlines, the annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference makes its way to Washington, D.C.
This article was republished by The Christian Science Monitor.
The swelling ranks of unemployed youth threaten to create a lost generation that endangers the global economic system, a new report warns.
Hanging from the world trade network by a thread: developing economies are easily rocked by regional events that profoundly alter the marketplace.
Falling into the "easier-said-than-done" infographic category, The Gates Foundation and GOOD do have a point: straightforward solutions can often yield high returns.
Of the world’s 7 billion people, 1 billion now live in urban slums.
The draw of the piggy bank stretches to children of all income levels; the need for security and the promise of their dreams makes kids save.
The world’s soaring wealth will nearly wipe out poverty worldwide by 2030, according to the National Intelligence Council.
Mercy Corps CEO Neal Keny-Guyer and NextBillion's editor Scott Anderson discuss where Mercy Corps is heading and how its past has informed its future, especially when it comes to business development.
One size doesn't fit all: Facing a youth unemployment crisis, a new report offers NGOs guidance on tailoring entrepreneurship programs to the specific needs of aspiring youth business owners.
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