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Monday, March 30, 2015

MFTransparency is Dead ... What Does That Mean for Pricing Transparency?: The CEO of the influential watchdog initiative discusses the future of pricing transparency in microfinance

By Chuck Waterfield

MicroFinance Transparency recently announced that it has stopped collecting pricing data for the global microfinance industry. But as CEO Chuck Waterfield explains, that doesn’t mean the movement for transparent pricing is dead. He explains the decision and discusses how the industry can still make fair pricing a reality.

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Monday, March 30, 2015

NexThought Monday - How Can We Unleash the Potential of Young Entrepreneurs

By Jeroo Billimoria

While entrepreneurship and innovation have long been seen by many governments as significant factors for economic growth and job creation, it is not until recently that policy makers have started to focus on youth entrepreneurship. Many also consider youth entrepreneurship as one solution to youth unemployment, a problem which, associated by stagnant economic growth, is posing threats to public confidence and the long-term health of economies in many developed countries.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Twitter Top Ten – 3/29/15

By NextBillion Editor

New partnerships. New data. New funding opportunities - even a (discouraging) new Twitter hashtag. This week in global development and social enterprise featured plenty of interesting stories, which generated no shortage of online chatter. We've sampled a bit of it, as always, in this top ten list.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Strengthening Markets for Reproductive Health: PATH says partnerships show there's room for the private sector

By Amie Batson

Amie Batson, PATH's chief strategy officer, says her organization's public-private partnerships demonstrate that there is room for the private sector to participate in developing and sustaining a viable market for reproductive health commodities, bringing a high return at low cost.

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