In the UK branch of Imani, based in Glasgow, Scotland, we work regularly on Scottish private sector development projects as well as those in Africa and elsewhere: indeed, it is part of our philosophy that we don’t put wealthy countries in one box and poorer ones in another.
Over the past year, we and a marine research partner SRSL have been assessing the benefits to Scotland of aquaculture (i.e. fish-farming and related activities).
But … we…Continue
Posted on May 27, 2014 at 11:30
Interesting post (and larger report) from CAFOD: looking at the importance of MSMEs and the constraints on their development. A neat summary pie chart highlighting issues many of us will be familiar with.
Posted on November 22, 2013 at 11:11
On my travels, I’ve met with many incredible people in the agro-food industry, from CEOs to smallholder farmers, who are determined to get their products to market and to earn a good living in doing so. But often the product falls down for some quality or certification requirement in the destination market that has not been appreciated by the producer.
I know that many people in Africa and Asia are suspicious of the EU and US trade barriers on such matters, but I can confirm from…Continue
Posted on January 8, 2013 at 19:41
You might be interested in this recent document on entrepreneurship from the IFC - it seeks to showcase how large businesses and others can work with BoP entrepreneurs.
Posted on November 23, 2012 at 9:24