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...


WORKING WITH HARMONY

Business for Development is designing a coffee pilot for Harmony Gold’s Hidden...


THE PROBLEM WITH DATA IN DEVELOPMENT

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


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...


A WOMAN’S WORK IS NEVER DONE - FROM DAWN TO DUSK

It is the crack of dawn when Elizabeth wakes for her morning prayers at 5:30 am....


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...