Recommendations for ensuring restoration benefits for communities and the environment report from Oxfam America and The Nature Conservancy
A synthesis of learning from four projects of the Economic Innovations Incentives Fund.
It’s a 21st-century paradox: Countries endowed with oil, gas, and mineral resources frequently suffer in poverty—and women are disproportionately affected.
As Somali families visit their local money transfer office to pick up money from relatives in Minneapolis, Toronto, London, Melbourne, Nairobi, Copenhagen, or elsewhere, they are hoping that this is not the month that their funds fail to arrive. Money transfer operators (MTOs) estimate that over 80 percent of the start-up capital for small businesses in Somalia is sent by the diaspora. Money received from abroad is also used to meet basic needs, including food, water, shelter, and education. Additionally, most remittance recipients provide support to poorer relatives.
How active citizens and effective states can change the world.