Topic : Environment & Sustainability
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“In India, ground zero for the Green Revolution was the state of Punjab, which borders Pakistan and the foothills of the Himalayas.
David Bornstein addresses the ever widening gray area between some social programs and the business sector.
How do you increase the wellbeing and sustainability of rural farmers? Or improve the quality of life of the underserved poor? How does one person scale positive, irreversible social impact? And what are the challenges to scaling the impact of social innovative ideas in rural communities? These questions were at the forefront of discussions during the Rural Innovation and Farming Globalizer Summit in Geneva last month.
We know this about human capital: Today, simply mastering a skill is not enough.
African business and political leaders, including Zambia Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, have described Africa’s youth employment challenge as a “ticking time bomb.” The deepening gap between young people’s skills and the needs of employers has been linked to education systems that simply are not up to snuff, but also to a general lack of faith in young people as being capable of making meaningful contributions in a global marketplace, sometimes because of cultural and gender biases.
Crise agricole : et si les éleveurs avaient déjà la solution?
Le salon de l'agriculture s'ouvrait le samedi 27 février 2016, sur fond de contestation dans le secteur agricole. Alors que les groupes industriels et la puissance publique peinent à trouver une sortie de crise, un nouveau venu dans le réseau Ashoka est en train de changer la donne. [...]
Découvrez 5 exemples de co-création entre entrepreneurs sociaux et grandes entreprises, pour accélérer le développement de solutions à fort impact social !