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Grassroots movement

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  • women distributing counting eggs

    New narratives for a 'new normal'

    Sheela Patel and Suranjana Gupta say the effective responses to coronavirus being generated by women at the grassroots emphasises the importance of including them in climate change planning

    22 July 2020 | Blog | Gender
  • Jockin Arputham, once an itinerant carpenter who slept outside, gives HRH Prince Charles an insight into urban development issues and a tour of Dharavi (Photo: SPARC)

    From slum-dwelling carpenter to US$1.25 million prize winner

    There's a surprising name on the list of winners of this year's US$1.25 million Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

    8 April 2014 | Blog | Poverty
  • A month with the wastepickers

    The informal sector has so much innovation that often goes unnoticed by academics, government and mainstream businesses alike. My month in Chile working with a grassroots movement of wastepickers reminded me of this — as well as the potential to harness some of the power of this informality in more organised models that benefit the poorest.

    27 May 2011 | Blog | Governance
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