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Thursday, July 30, 2015

'Banana Has Potential': From a field school to commercial venture, Nyangorora provides a sustainable model for smallholder farmers

By Esther Kahinga

Nyangorora Banana Processors is a collaboration between farmers, research institutes, development partners and county governments that has evolved over time and could present a sustainable way of enhancing access to markets for smallholder farmers in developing countries.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Needed: Naïve People with Stupid Ideas: An interview with Intellecap co-founder and director Vineet Rai

By James Militzer — WDI

When Intellecap was founded in 2002, few people would have predicted that it would become a social business and investing powerhouse. According to co-founder and director Vineet Rai, the company's early years were defined by failure. He discusses the lessons he learned from these failures (and subsequent successes), Intellecap's unique model and future plans, and many other topics in this wide-ranging video Q&A.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

When 'Wonder Drugs' Aren't Enough: Viral hepatitis reaches watershed moment, but who will pay?

By Jeanna Holtz

Debate rages about what constitutes fair pricing practices for a lifesaving drug that could save millions of people – and how to balance affordability and access with sustained investment in R&D, company profits and responsiveness to stakeholders including patients, health care providers, payers and shareholders.

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Monday, July 27, 2015

NexThought Monday – Tapping the Potential of the World's Largest Minority: Two keys to boosting employment for 70 million disabled people in India

By Rebecca Baylor

After spending three months analyzing ongoing efforts to increase employment for people with disabilities at the base of the pyramid in India, the author saw two main problems: no collective goals have been established and there's a lack of transparent impact data demonstrating the economic and social outcomes.

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