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Organic Farming as a Tool for Productivity and Poverty Reduction in Asia

Author: Giovannucci, Daniele
Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: IFAD/NACF Joint workshop, Seoul
Publication Year: 2007

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This concise synthesis paper is based on some recent developments and primarily on an IFAD evaluation of small farmer experiences of organic projects under different conditions in Asia.

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From Subsistence Marketplaces to Sustainable Marketplaces: A Bottom-Up Perspective on the role of Business in Poverty Alleviation

Authors: Viswanathan, Madhu; Sridharan, Srinivas
Product Type: Journal Articles
Source: Ivey Business Journal
Publication Year: 2009

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The efficacy – and appropriateness - of monetizing the poor may be questionable for some. Reality and research, however, suggest that enabling the poor to make the economic and psychic step up from merely subsisting has transformative benefits. These authors have conducted extensive research on how helping the poor make the move up ought to be done and how the benefits of such a move underpin change that lasts.

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Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail

Author: Polak, Paul
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication Year: 2008

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Based on his 25 years of experience, Polak explodes what he calls the "Three Great Poverty Eradication Myths": that we can donate people out of poverty, that national economic growth will end poverty, and that Big Business, operating as it does now, will end poverty.

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The Blue Sweater: Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World

Author: Novogratz, Jacqueline
Product Type: Books / Book Chapters
Source: Rodale Books
Publication Year: 2009

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More than just an autobiography or a how-to guide to addressing poverty, The Blue Sweater is a call to action that challenges us to grant dignity to the poor and to rethink our engagement with the world.

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Micro-franchise Against Malaria

Author: Flannery, Jessica
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2007

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The HealthStore Foundation combines microfinance with established franchising practices to address the simple problem of “getting the drugs to sick people when and where they are needed,” says founder and CEO Scott Hillstrom.

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Bridging the Cultures of Business and Poverty

Welfare to career at Cascade Engineering, Inc.

Author: Bradley, James R.
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles; Cases
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2003

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Lisa Hudson is one of more than 500 welfare recipients who have participated in Michigan-based Cascade Engineering’s “welfare-to-career” (W2C) program. Cascade reaps benefits from the program too, making it a win-win for all involved.

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Pumping Prosperity

Author: Russel, Ron
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation
Publication Year: 2004

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ApproTEC’s pumps are designed and marketed with an understanding of the culture and psychology of African farmers.

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One Buyer at a Time

Author: Riordan, James T.
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2006

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International development organizations spend lots of money and effort building the capacity of small businesses. Yet they often fail to ask whether people want the businesses' goods and services. As these stories from Peru show, successful programs start with real buyers who are willing to buy real products.

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In Microfinance, Clients Must Come First

Authors: Datar, Srikant M. ; Yuthas, Kristi
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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Microfinance may be one of the world's most powerful new solutions to poverty, as well as to the wars, diseases, and suffering that poverty ignites.

If it works.

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The BOP Beckons

Why grassroots design will determine the winners in developing markets

Author: Weissburg, Joshua
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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How do you go about delivering reliable energy to poor, off-the-grid villages in India? If you're an established energy company, you don't.

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