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  • This Week: Renewable Energy Fights Poverty, Makes Great Coffee

    The New Ventures Entrepreneur of the Week series continues with a feature on the Solar Trade Corporation (STC), a rapidly growing business that sells solar-powered coffee dryers to farmers in Mexico and Central America. For this piece I interviewed VP Richard Trubey, who somehow made a huge...

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  • Sustainable Business & Biodiversity

    Just a short posting for those of you interested on what is being done to scale up biodiversity friendly businesses.? This was sent me to me by Mareike Hussels my colleague?at WRI’s New Ventures program, a business accellerator for sustainable business.? She attended an event?in Brazil on...

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  • Reporting back from the Kenyan Development Network Consortium

    The Kenyan Development Network Consortium held a ?co-creation? workshop on Friday and Saturday, April 7-8, in Washington DC. (KDNC was founded by Macharia Waruingi, a long-time member of NextBillion.) Participants were mostly members of the Kenyan diaspora, working professionals with a...

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