From poverty to empowerment: India’s imperative for jobs, growth, and effective basic services

Long considered an immutable fact of life in India, extreme poverty is finally in retreat. India launched its first wave of economic reforms in the early 1990s, resulting in a decline in the official poverty ratio from 45 percent in 1994 to 37 percen

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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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Solutions for the Poorest: Insights on Savings Behavior of Clients

The Livelihood Pathways for the Poorest project, implemented in Gaya District, Bihar, India, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, aimed to demonstrate a model that could help the ultra-poor escape poverty through the provision of integrated

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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 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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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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