Entrepreneur support programs are popular among donors, but many fail to incorporate rigorous research on the most effective ways to help businesses grow. Insights from current academic literature can help improve program design.
While they are no magic wand and really only work as part of a holistic approach, there is enormous potential for international development organizations to help communities help themselves through savings and credit groups.
A growing economy appears to contribute little to most Kenyans’ quality of life. Why the government and outside investors need to rethink Kenya’s education system and development model.
More poor households benefit when the private and social sectors work together to build better environments for inclusive business.
Much of the international development community remains stuck in its old ways, focused on short time horizons, rigid planning, and unproductive evaluation.