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Poverty Escape Plan Revealed by Computer Model of Economic Vicious Cycles

Poverty Escape Plan Revealed by Computer Model of Economic Vicious Cycles | social development | Scoop.it
Poverty traps are insidious economic disasters that have terrifying consequences for individuals and indeed entire popul… (Some interesting computer models for breaking out of poverty--some things that work and some that don't.

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World AIDS Day: how social protection floors can help | ToUChstone ...

World AIDS Day: how social protection floors can help | ToUChstone ... | social development | Scoop.it
HIV-AIDS has blighted the lives and livelihoods of millions throughout the globe, notably in developing countries, since its onset in the early 1980s. It.
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Impact is what matters | Blog | Social Finance

Impact is what matters | Blog | Social Finance | social development | Scoop.it
SocialFinance.ca is a network of investors, enterprises, and enablers that are actively harnessing finance for social impact through community investment, microfinance, social enterprise, philanthropy, and responsible investment.

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The Poverty and Population Factors Behind Vast ...

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Washington Post The Poverty and Population Factors Behind Vast Typhoon Losses New York Times (blog) I encourage you to read every word in Seth Borenstein's excellent Associated Press overview of the factors behind the vast toll in the central...
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Poverty punishing in typhoon disaster - Marlbor...

Poverty punishing in typhoon disaster - Marlbor... | social development | Scoop.it
BBC News Poverty punishing in typhoon disaster Marlborough Express Geography, meteorology, poverty, shoddy construction, a booming population, and, to a much lesser degree, climate change combine to make the Philippines the nation most vulnerable...
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Microfranchising as a First Step to Small Business Ownership - Fox Business

Microfranchising as a First Step to Small Business Ownership - Fox Business | social development | Scoop.it
Microfranchising as a First Step to Small Business Ownership
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A new concept, which started in less developed countries where it has helped to lift millions out of poverty, is microfranchising.

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The Social Protection Index: Assessing Results for Asia and the ...

The Social Protection Index: Assessing Results for Asia and the ... | social development | Scoop.it
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) issued a report that documents the role of social assistance in social protection systems across Asia and the Pacific. 'The Social Protection Index: Assessing Results for Asia and the Pacific ...
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Sustainable Business Initiatives Will Fail Unle...

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Sustainable Business Initiatives Will Fail Unless Leaders Change Their Mindset blogs.hbr.org (blog) The system changes required to make value chains sustainable require unprecedented levels of trust and cooperation among economic actors.
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Social Impact Measurement - What's in it for Co...

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Social Impact Measurement - What's in it for Corporates? (Social Impact Measurement - What's in it for Corporates?
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Indigenous Social Enterprise Fund Launched To Support Indigenous Entrepreneurs

Indigenous Social Enterprise Fund Launched To Support Indigenous Entrepreneurs | social development | Scoop.it
A new investment package program for indigenous entrepreneurs creating social enterprises has been launched this week.
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