Economic Development Podcasts

 

Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor

Why Small Does Not Equal Powerless

Featuring Katie Hill

An increased demand for energy means an increased need for environmental sustainability. Where does economic development fit in?

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New Models to End Extreme Poverty

Featuring Jake Harriman

Jake Harriman, founder and CEO of Nuru International, traces his personal path towards sustainable solutions to poverty.

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Mobile and Branchless Banking

Featuring Abhishek Sinha

In this audio interview, Sheela Sethuraman speaks with one of branchless banking's greatest proponents and the co-founder of Eko India Financial Services, Abhishek Sinha.

 Thomas Barry, founder of the Zephyr Management investment firm, on opportunities for social enterprise in Africa.

Investing in Africa

Featuring Thomas Barry 1

Thomas Barry, founder of the Zephyr Management investment firm, discusses widespread opportunities for private equity investment in Africa.

Thomas Gibian, Chairman of Emerging Capital Partners on socially responsible companies and investments in Africa.

Private Equity in Africa

Featuring Thomas Gibian 1

Thomas Gibian, Chairman of Emerging Capital Partners, discusses the success of his organization in investing in companies across the African continent through seven funds.