August 2013 Blog Posts (50)

You can't grow vegetables online

It’s the first day of Spring here in the Southern hemisphere. In readiness my wife and I replanted over vegetable garden this week. It got me thinking that most of the great things in life don’t happen online.

How many marketing messages did you get this week and last week and the week before that promising you the inside secrets of building your business online? Heaps right?

It’s become boring. Most miss the point. Technology is a great enabler,…

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Added by Ian Berry on August 31, 2013 at 22:00 — No Comments

"It's Africa's Time" - Encouraging inclusive business models in Africa

 

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Added by Richard David Kyle on August 30, 2013 at 8:30 — No Comments

Worth $14,598,548 :: Is Jjingob On DeviantART

Jjingob.deviantart.com has a page rank of 1 and an alexa traffic rank of 137. Based on several factors, we estimate the value of the domain name to be $14,598,548. Read More : Jjingob On…
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Added by Jjingo Samuel B on August 29, 2013 at 12:21 — No Comments


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AVIVA’S CARBON OFFSET PROGRAMME HAS IMPROVED THE LIVES OF 200,000

Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer and one of Europe’s leading providers of life and general insurance partnered with climate and development experts ClimateCare, to develop a new way to measure and report the full impact of offsetting Aviva’s carbon emissions through ClimateCare’s ‘Climate and Development’ projects.

Now, for the first time, Aviva has been able to robustly measure and report on the additional benefits its carbon offset programmes have had on local communities using the…

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Added by Rhiannon Szmigielski on August 28, 2013 at 11:10 — No Comments

So who am I what do i do - what is this responsible volunteer travel all about?

In 2005, three travellers met by chance in a Gambian garden. Harold, Sallie and Kate were there for different, yet related, reasons – Harold was advising the government on its national tourism guidelines; Sallie was using her business skills in volunteer work; Kate was…
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Added by sallie grayson on August 27, 2013 at 15:23 — No Comments

Meet Salif Romano Niang: Co-founder and Chief Impact Officer, Malô

 

BFP: What do you do?



SRN: Malô is a Malian social enterprise…

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Added by team on August 26, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

Youth Unemployment in Sierra Leone

 

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Added by Maren Peters on August 26, 2013 at 7:00 — 4 Comments

The enriching business of nutrition. Market-based partnerships and regional approaches to nutrition: what role for CAADP?

Recently, the European Centre for Development Policy Management has published a policy paper on the topics of market-based partnerships and regional approach to nutrition within the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) framework.

The paper analyses the complexity of scaling up nutrition security by working in a multi-stakeholders partnership, with the private sector able to play an important role.

Findings underline that some…

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Added by Simona Seravesi on August 22, 2013 at 12:45 — No Comments

The ColaLife Documentary UK Premier | London | 23-Sep-13

The ColaLife Documentary - The Cola Road - will have its UK Premier at the RSA in London on Monday, 23-Sep-13. Admission is FREE but the event will be ticketed. Click here to get your ticket from the RSA's Eventbright page. Early booking is advised - with any luck it will 'sell out'!

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The…

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Added by Simon Berry on August 21, 2013 at 17:36 — No Comments

Jonathan Tench: The Business Case for Scaling Up Nutrition - Seizing the Moment

 

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Added by member on August 21, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

Doing Good Keeps the Doctor Away

apple An apple a day keeps the doctor away...and, it turns out, so does volunteering.  

According to a 2010 study from UnitedHealth Group, the country’s most diversified healthcare company, volunteering is closely…

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Added by Ryan Scott on August 21, 2013 at 5:47 — No Comments

Meet Raj Kumar Jani: Partner-Director, Happiness Stores

 

BFP: What do you do?



RKJ: I am a development…

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Added by team on August 19, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments

Alexa Roscoe: The Three Most Common Misconceptions About Business and Human Rights

Photo: CARE / Josh Estey

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Added by member on August 18, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments

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