Woe is me! After riding high in the charts for two months, The Market for Aid looks like it may slip out of the World Bank's top 20. Everybody buy copies at once, please.
How to ensure that your event gets the right attention? A great title is a good start:
Andrew Heavens of the beautiful Meskel Square blog writes with affection about the Blue Donkey cabs of Addis Ababa, and the little economic ecosystem that has grown up around them:
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Kenyan blogger Bankelele is a big fan of trees, predicting...
...profits of between 1 million and 6 million shillings per acre ($13,000 - $80,000 per acre) all from an initial crop of tree seedlings that can be bought for about 10 shillings each.
If these returns are real, why haven't they been competed away? The risks include fire, pests and insecure property rights:
Changemakers.net is hosting an exciting new online contest:
Ashoka's Full Economic Citizenship Initiative and Changemakers have launched a global search for innovative market-based strategies from both businesses and citizen sector organizations that improve the lives of low-income individuals in different parts of the world.