Tag Archives: africa

Africans Feeding Africa: using social enterprise for success

“We learned that free has no value.” Tanya Cothran interviews Rachel Zedek, founder of Backpack Farm in Kenya, to learn more about how this social enterprise hosts trainings for small-scale farmers in East Africa and sells them green agriculture technologies and supplies– all in a backpack....
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The end of aid through trade?

In light of the improved economic performance of developing countries, should there be a shift in the debate to be more focused on how the global community achieves the end of aid? Sarah Chambers argues that yes, we need to start talking about the next step beyond aid, and that...
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A reader’s digest of KONY 2012

In three days, the video 'KONY 2012' has reached a total of 5.4 million views or 'plays'. In this post, you can find a comprehensive list of posts that seek to take on this latest phenomenon in fundraising and advocacy, making sure you get a balanced diet of KONY 2012....
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War of the Words

In the First World War, and for the first time in the history of man, nations combined to fight against nations using the crude weapons of those days. The Second World War involved every continent on the globe, and men turned to science for new devices of warfare, which reached...
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Photojournal: South Africa

Stuart Meney wrote an article back in May that considered the impact of a football World Cup on the African continent. June arrived not long after. Balls were kicked, the world tuned in and the fortunate few who travelled to South Africa were treated to a truly memorable sporting festival....
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