Sida

From Paper to Practice: Learning from the journeys of inclusive business start-ups

From Paper to Practice: Learning from the journeys of inclusive business start-ups explores findings from the portfolio of inclusive businesses supported by Innovations Against Poverty (IAP), a grant programme established by Sida in 2011. It draws p

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World Economic Forum on Africa Forging Inclusive Growth, Creating Jobs

While maintaining its remarkable growth trajectory, Africa stands to benefit from its significant demographic dividend fuelled by a youthful population and growing consumer-related industries. But Africa’s leaders need to continue to extend coope

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Sankalp Africa Summit 2014: An Analysis

In 2013, Sankalp Forum expanded in to Africa with the ambition of accelerating enterprise growth and building a South-South corridor to promote greater learning and partnerships between developing countries. Sankalp in Africa launched with an emergin

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Sankalp Unconvention Summit 2014: An Analysis

The 6th annual Sankalp Unconvention Summit took place in Mumbai from April 9-11, 2014 with over 100 speakers and over 20 sessions. It featured critical launches of tools and reports for the social enterprise and impact investment industry. Cases in

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Fintrek: Exploring New Frontiers in Fintech Investments in East Africa 2018

With the rapid mobile penetration in emerging economies, FinTech may easily be the buzz word or the flavor of this decade. While FinTech refers to firms leveraging technology to deliver financial products/services or capabilities to customers or othe

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Grameen

Addressing dormancy in savings Accounts: Insights from the Cashpor BC project

India is home to the world’s largest unbanked population. Over the last decade, the Government of India has taken various policy measures to promote financial inclusion, including the introduction of the business correspondent (BC) model. These pol

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