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  • GlobalFair was established in 2011 in Brussels, Belgium as an international not-for-profit, non partisan organisation. It is run by an ambitious coordination team from Brussels with partners and members worldwide. The association arose from the vision to combine private and non-profit sector interests in countries with prospering economies and with future markets in disfavoured regions. All activities emphasize business and investment opportunities. There are no geographic restrictions to projects run by GlobalFair, but the outcome has to have a general positive social and ecological impact. GlobalFair focuses on innovative and sustainable projects with micro, small and medium-size enterprises and organisations, aiming for the creation of an eco-social market economy on local and superior level. The projects are accompanied by a transfer of best practices, business knowledge and mutual learning among business cultures, and production structures. In addition to the projects, GlobalFair represents its members’ views at public and private meetings […]

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    GlobalFair was established in 2011 in Brussels, Belgium as an international not-for-profit, non partisan organisation. It is run by an ambitious coordination team from Brussels with partners and members worldwide. The association arose from the vision to combine private and non-profit sector interests in countries with prospering economies and with future markets in disfavoured regions. All activities emphasize business and investment opportunities. There are no geographic restrictions to projects run by GlobalFair, but the outcome has to have a general positive social and ecological impact. GlobalFair focuses on innovative and sustainable projects with micro, small and medium-size enterprises and organisations, aiming for the creation of an eco-social market economy on local and superior level. The projects are accompanied by a transfer of best practices, business knowledge and mutual learning among business cultures, and production structures. In addition to the projects, GlobalFair represents its members’ views at public and private meetings […]

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  • Here is a list of networks active in poverty reduction and poverty research. Most of them are open for researchers and practitioners willing to interchange knowledge on poverty issues. The Poverty Research Archive covers them all. If your network is missing here, please let me know. Eldis Poverty Resource Guide www.eldis.org/poverty The aim of Eldis is to support the documentation, exchange and use of evidence-based development knowledge, to communicate this knowledge effectively through a range of appropriately designed services, to reach audiences of researchers, development practitioners and policy formers at national and international levels, and to provide this information and services free of charge at point of use. The Eldis Poverty Resource Guide offers quick access to key documents, organisations, research themes, discussions and other resources. The Eldis Poverty Community makes it possible to meet other Eldis readers interested in poverty issues. Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) http://www.pegnet.ifw-kiel.de […]

    Poverty Alleviation Networks

    Here is a list of networks active in poverty reduction and poverty research. Most of them are open for researchers and practitioners willing to interchange knowledge on poverty issues. The Poverty Research Archive covers them all. If your network is missing here, please let me know. Eldis Poverty Resource Guide www.eldis.org/poverty The aim of Eldis is to support the documentation, exchange and use of evidence-based development knowledge, to communicate this knowledge effectively through a range of appropriately designed services, to reach audiences of researchers, development practitioners and policy formers at national and international levels, and to provide this information and services free of charge at point of use. The Eldis Poverty Resource Guide offers quick access to key documents, organisations, research themes, discussions and other resources. The Eldis Poverty Community makes it possible to meet other Eldis readers interested in poverty issues. Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) http://www.pegnet.ifw-kiel.de […]

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  • Innovations for Poverty Action http://www.poverty-action.org is a US nonprofit dedicated to discovering what works to help the world’s poor. We design and evaluate programs in real contexts with real people, and provide hands-on assistance to bring successful programs to scale. IPA uses randomized evaluations because they provide the highest quality and most reliable answers to what works and what does not. We also repeat studies in different countries to test if findings are really transferable.

    IPA is fighting Poverty with Innovation, Evidence and Action

    Innovations for Poverty Action http://www.poverty-action.org is a US nonprofit dedicated to discovering what works to help the world’s poor. We design and evaluate programs in real contexts with real people, and provide hands-on assistance to bring successful programs to scale. IPA uses randomized evaluations because they provide the highest quality and most reliable answers to what works and what does not. We also repeat studies in different countries to test if findings are really transferable.

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  • African Parliamentary Poverty Reduction Network – (APRN) http://www.parlcent.ca/africa/prnetwork/pr_network_e.php The APRN was created in 2003 in response to demands by African parliamentarians for a network that would bring together Members of Parliament from all over Africa interested in central issues such as poverty reduction to discuss and share best practices, lessons learned and experiences in that area; as well as to improve their poverty monitoring capacity and increase their policy-making knowledge and build linkages with policy institutes. Aid Workers Network http://www.aidworkers.net Collaborative project set up to provide practical advice for aid workers from aid workers. BOP Source – The first social network for the base of the pyramid http://bopsource.ning.com A social network for the 4 billion people at the base of the economic pyramid, the NGO’s that serve them, and the companies that want to do business with them. BOP Source is an interactive platform for collaboration on productive BOP business […]

    Networks you can use for poverty impact assessment

    African Parliamentary Poverty Reduction Network – (APRN) http://www.parlcent.ca/africa/prnetwork/pr_network_e.php The APRN was created in 2003 in response to demands by African parliamentarians for a network that would bring together Members of Parliament from all over Africa interested in central issues such as poverty reduction to discuss and share best practices, lessons learned and experiences in that area; as well as to improve their poverty monitoring capacity and increase their policy-making knowledge and build linkages with policy institutes. Aid Workers Network http://www.aidworkers.net Collaborative project set up to provide practical advice for aid workers from aid workers. BOP Source – The first social network for the base of the pyramid http://bopsource.ning.com A social network for the 4 billion people at the base of the economic pyramid, the NGO’s that serve them, and the companies that want to do business with them. BOP Source is an interactive platform for collaboration on productive BOP business […]

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  • European Commission Vice President Gunter Verheugen launched Enterprise Europe Network, a new and powerful European support network for enterprises. All major players of the business support community in Europe have united to offer a one-stop service to assist especially small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop their full potential and innovative capacity. With more than 500 contact points and almost 4,000 experienced staff, Enterprise Europe Network is the largest network in Europe providing expertise and services for business. These are available to companies of all sizes irrespective of whether they are in manufacturing or services, although they are primarily directed at small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise-europe-network

    EC Vice President Verheugen launches Enterprise Europe Network

    European Commission Vice President Gunter Verheugen launched Enterprise Europe Network, a new and powerful European support network for enterprises. All major players of the business support community in Europe have united to offer a one-stop service to assist especially small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop their full potential and innovative capacity. With more than 500 contact points and almost 4,000 experienced staff, Enterprise Europe Network is the largest network in Europe providing expertise and services for business. These are available to companies of all sizes irrespective of whether they are in manufacturing or services, although they are primarily directed at small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise-europe-network

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