Economic Development Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor
Swades Foundation is working to break nonprofit community development efforts out of their silos in India.
The Trump administration can use foreign aid to further American interests and improve the lives of people around the world.
A collaboration between the NAACP and Airbnb is one of several new efforts to reduce racial discrimination on home-sharing platforms.
What is the role of community-based innovation in a rapidly changing world?
Investors need to better educate themselves about the local context in which their funds are deployed.
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.
Promoting menstrual health is critical to women’s economic empowerment around the world.
Fair Trade-certified coffee is growing in sales, but strict certification requirements are resulting in uneven economic advantages for coffee growers and lower quality coffee for consumers.
Omidyar Network has built a framework for pursuing investment opportunities that takes into account not only firm-level impact but also market-level impact.
A suggested reading list to provide a foundation for understanding development, aid, and poverty.
We are mistaking an important experiment for a proven solution.