A very bold but extremely necessary step taken by the Indian Government to ensure food security and tackle malnutrition. As quoted from the article - "the government brings in the food, civil society the social capital and companies their expertise on supply chain management, while the panchayats (village committees) can oversee implementation" - this will be an excellent example of Inclusive Development, if it succeeds.…Continue
Posted on September 2, 2013 at 8:18
As I was chatting with an acquaintance of mine about possible project funding - he directed me to an interesting project being piloted by Grameen Communications in partnership with Toyota Foundation. I found the pilot to be very interesting and thought I would share it here.
Posted on August 20, 2013 at 22:31
A lot of people creating products or services for consumers at the base of the pyramid (BoP) think they know what poor people need and automatically assume that there will be demand for this product or
service. For them, it is common sense – but as the saying goes – common sense is not so common. People below the poverty line, referred to as the BoP, have a limited amount of money to spend, but…
Posted on June 21, 2013 at 11:30
Here is an interesting summary of our joint workshop initiated by CARE Bangladesh, supported by iDE Bangladesh, Market Development Forum, BIF and organized by Renaissance Consultants Ltd. This article was published in the monthly news magazine called the Bangladesh Brand Forum.
Posted on May 14, 2013 at 14:07