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2007
Mamadou Gaye | UNPD: Growing Inclusive Markets
In Mali, only 10% of the country's 12 million inhabitants have access to electricity. Access is even lower, just 2%–3%, in rural areas, where appliances are powered with car batteries and kerosene...
2007
Robert Darko Osei | UNPD: Growing Inclusive Markets
Sanofi-aventis, the largest pharmaceutical company in Europe and the fourth-largest in the world, began a partnership with the World Health Organization in 2001 to fight sleeping sickness and other...
2007
Mamadou Gaye and Ousmane Moreau | UNPD: Growing Inclusive Markets
Guinea grows about 5,000 tons of raw cashew nuts a year. Meanwhile, its much smaller neighbour Guinea-Bissau, with similar soil and climate, produces 80,000 tons. Encouraged by the growing consumer...
2007
Mamadou Gaye and Ousmane Moreau | UNPD: Growing Inclusive Markets
The Chaka Group, created in 1994 by the Senegalese entrepreneur Meissa Deguene Ngom, is comprised of three units: Chaka Computer, Call Me and Money Express. The case focuses on Money Express and its...
2007
Mamadou Gaye | UNPD: Growing Inclusive Markets
Tiviski is Africa's first camel milk dairy, founded by Nancy Abeiderrahmane in 1987 in Mauritania, an arid desert nation, where most of the 3 million inhabitants live as nomadic livestock herders,...
2007
Courtenay Sprague | UNPD: Growing Inclusive Markets
In a country with 500 doctors for a population of almost 20 million, initiatives that can expand the reach of health services to rural populations are in critical demand and short supply....
2007
Winifred N.Karugu and Triza Mwenda | UNPD: Growing Inclusive Markets
Kenya has fewer than 2 million bank accounts serving 32 million people. To bridge the gap, Safaricom Kenya, one of two mobile service providers in Kenya, developed a technological solution in...
2007
United Nations Sustainable Energy for All initiative
Key PointsWorld governments should exploit energy efficiency as their energy resource of first choice because it is the least expensive and most readily scalable option to support sustainable...
2007
United Nations Sustainable Energy for All initiative
Key PointsWorld governments should exploit energy efficiency as their energy resource of first choice because it is the least expensive and most readily scalable option to support sustainable...
2007
OECD
A durable exit from poverty and insecurity for the world's most fragile states will need to be driven by their own leadership and people. International actors can affect outcomes in fragile states in...

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