A specially designed food cart that combines high social impact with reduced environmental impact.
In the Netherlands, a modest experiment in welfare policy taps into a very big idea: universal basic income.
An online platform for “microbonds” promises to make it easier for people to invest public works projects.
A community in rural Vietnam has become the site of a project that seeks to export a successful South Korean development model.
A social enterprise that served farmers in Kenya had to close down, but it yielded a healthy crop of insights about failure.
A “multifaceted” program has the potential to yield lasting improvements in the lives of the very poor.
The sharing economy, as a feature of urban life, could evolve in promising or not-so-promising ways.
Collaborative approaches to economic development are seeing results.
Why Africa needs society-minded entrepreneurs, not glitzy projects, and how the economic philosophy of Africapitalism can guide the way.
A reminder that getting client and beneficiary feedback—even in the face of competing priorities—is critical to effective program design.