With climate change expected to reduce rainfall and increase temperatures in the area, Santiago wants to end overexploitation of its water supply. It is developing a water fund to help
With traditional investment funds now hunting for impact opportunities alongside venture capitalists in Latin America, where Mexico, Brazil and Colombia grab most attention, experts say investments in areas such as
Batsinda was the first affordable housing programme of its kind in Kigali and most families, including Kayeze’s, opted to relocate to the new neighbourhood.
Financial technology firms in Brazil are grouping to discuss with local watchdogs how to regulate the fast-growing sector, in which the number of players has risen roughly six-fold over the
FENI - Elias Ali has been picking weeds and waste for hours from his paddy field in southeastern Bangladesh, preparing it for irrigation. Every week, he walks half a kilometre
RIO DE JANEIRO - With a reputation for being "no go" areas, Rio de Janeiro's favelas are an unlikely attraction for visitors but a project to map the city's slums
ABUJA - MSME-ASI is an advocacy organisation that seeks to improve the conditions under which micro, small and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs) operate in Nigeria. MSME-ASI guides policy makers and shapers
Ho CHI MINH CITY - The Ho Chi Minh City Association for Women Executives & Entrepreneurs (HAWEE) is the city's first professional organisation for women. HAWEE’s mission is to help
RIO DE JANEIRO - Informal settlements - unregulated, makeshift housing - create substantial safety and health risks in Latin American countries. While clearing of settlements is not a solution, letting
ACCRA - Elizabeth Merrill has been working for almost year and a half as Project Manager at Ignitia. From marketing to external relations, she takes on a number of roles
NEW DELHI - While private developers acquired and developed agricultural lands into A-grade commercial space and high-end residences, the housing needs of New Delhi's working class were ignored by the
Last month, Fablab Saigon co-hosted the first South East Asia (SEA) Makerthon 2016 in partnership with the South East Asian Makerspace Network (SEAMNET) in Ho Chi Minh City. The theme
LIN connects skilled volunteers and financial resources to Vietnamese non-profits. To date, LIN has a network of 191 NGO partners, distributed 98 Narrow the Gap Community Fund grants to deserving
Given shortcomings in formal education systems in many developing economies, Hackathons and Makerthons offer unique learning opportunities to develop home-grown solutions.
Three businesses are determined to train young people for today's and tomorrow's jobs in Lusaka, Ho Chi Minh City and Bangalore.
Every small business faces the common challenge of finding high quality employees at an affordable cost. At Emerging Innovation, we tackle this problem through outsourcing and up-skilling our team.
In a recent Devex survey of global development recruiters, they named the African continent as the region where they expect the most hiring to take place in 2016. At least