Can the impact community succeed where COP28 failed on finance for emerging economies' climate adaptation? Plus, awkward questions for DFIs and stories of collaboration for impact. This week's view from the Pioneers Post newsroom.
Development finance institutions say they invest where others will not. Yet they've set up investment standards that all but guarantee that their dollars flow to megafunds and big, profitable companies that don't really need their help.
Scaling up a social business isn't just about size: it's also about how it's done. Three experts with on-the-ground experience in Africa share four principles for creating lasting impact at scale, while staying true to feminist values.
“Waste has value. Our role is to find that value.” So says the female founder of Chanja Datti – which also engages citizens in recycling, helps people access bank accounts, and even gets kids back into school. What are the secrets of its success?
African expert hails continent’s first social and solidarity economy strategy for acknowledging those social entrepreneurs who are most isolated from policymakers, but most connected with their communities, at SEWF Policy Forum.