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Colombia’s Comfama has brought critical economic and social services to Medellín. Can this public-private hybrid continue to bolster the country’s growing middle class?
Swades Foundation is working to break nonprofit community development efforts out of their silos in India.
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?
To feed the world’s growing population, we must do more to promote the success of urban farms through better tracking, financial incentives, land use, and support systems.
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.
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.
Rethinking traditional impact investment products offers a path forward for nonprofit organizations seeking greater access to capital.
A reading list of some of our favorite articles on women, girls, and gender equality.
Affordable, accessible financial products and services like mobile money are becoming more prevalent in the developing world, but are they improving the lives of the poor?
Before Africa can reap the benefits of artificial intelligence, African governments, investors, and NGOs must train workers for complex tasks, and reform laws and education to meet the demands of tomorrow's economy.