THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONUNDRUM

What is sustainable development? I have been working in this space for over 15...


INFORMATION IS POWER... SO HOW DO WE USE IT FOR GOOD?

“Human behaviour flows from three main sources: desire, emotion and...


HOW MINING COMPANIES ACHIEVE SHARED VALUE THROUGH INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE AGRIBUSINESS

Most mining companies have three central concerns when running a site: safety,...


A TRUE CIRCULAR ECONOMY NEEDS TO BE INCLUSIVE

I am always interested to read articles on the need to grow more food to feed...


THE PROBLEM WITH DATA IN DEVELOPMENT

With the prevalence of mobile phones, interconnected devices, WiFi availability,...


FAREWELL MR FAULMANN

David Faulmann has been working at Business for Development since it opened its...


INCLUSIVE BUSINESS: FROM RHETORIC TO MAINSTREAM

Far from being a fringe idea, inclusive business – where the private sector...


BLOCKCHAIN: BRINGING IDENTITY TO FACELESS FARMERS

The blockchain principle that underpins cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, offers an...


THERE'S NOTHING BLAND ABOUT VANILLA

Recently Business for Development explored vanilla as a potential crop for...


DESIGN FOR DEMAND

When planning a community development program based around agriculture, a good...