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Business models

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  • A girl studies under the light of a rechargeable solar lamp.

    New research series kicks off with look at energy delivery models

    What are the barriers to engaging small-scale producers and low-income consumers, and how can private sector interventions be improved to reach the poorest?

    12 December 2012 | Blog | Energy
  • Closeup of the flame of a small oil lamp.
  • Sourcing gender

    Designing business models that reach and benefit poor women working in agriculture can be a challenge for businesses.But is that surprising?

    17 November 2010 | Blog | Gender
  • Business models for sustainable development

    Market-based activities are now recognised by governments, business and development agencies round the world as potential solutions to major sustainable development challenges – reducing poverty, enhancing livelihoods, protecting ecosystems, tackling climate change, and meeting the Millennium Development Goals.

    10 May 2010 | Article | Energy
  • A meeting of mines

    Bringing together small-scale miners and globalised mining operations could help to find solutions for many of the ills affecting artisanal miners worldwide

    20 April 2010 | Blog | Economics
  • New business models for sustainable trade

    Millions of farmers in Africa depend on export markets for their livelihoods. But recent market trends have led to declining small farmer participation. Yet, these farmers have the skill and soil to provide the high-quality products the food industry seeks. This collaborative initiative engaged with research, civil society and private sector partners to develop new business models across a variety of sectors that enable smallholders to participate in sustainable trading relationships with international businesses and thereby improve their livelihoods.

    30 September 2008 | Project | Food and agriculture
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