An ABC News interview with Cynthia Koenig from New York highlights the Wello Water Wheel, a 25 gallon drum used to transport...

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A Wall Street Journal article discusses the status of access to water and sanitation facilities in India and why massive public spending...

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An article in The Economic Times discusses the benefits of credit ratings for SMEs, which often find it difficult to access financing....

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Technology company Bosch Ltd. has announced a 22.8 million higher education fund to promote applied research in cyber physical systems, mobility solutions,...

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YES Bank and Queen Margaret University in Scotland are collaborating in order to develop a cooperative tourism initiative for rural India. The...

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A recent Financial Times blog describes the competition among beverage makers to capture the mineral water market in India. With a growing...

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In a recent Businessworld interview with Pradeep Kashyap, a marketing professional, who started MART, a rural research marketing and consulting company, Kashyap...

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A recent Next Billion blog entry reports on UPna sapna, a program launched by the non-profit, Network for Enterprise Enhancement and Develop...

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Two Italian dentists recently leveraged Indian NGO Barefoot College in efforts to train low-income women on how to perform dental procedures such...

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Despite the controversy surrounding the Indian microfinance industry, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) has invested $30 million into microfinance institution (MFI) Bandhan....

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Unitus Seed Fund is looking for an intern who will work with the Incubation and Acceleration Program. The intern will work closely...

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Consultancy firm MART, which advises companies including HUL, Shell, Colgate, and John Deere, will begin to work with GE on developing healthcare...

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Organic farming is relatively new to India, having only gained some traction seven years ago. Organic produce demands a 10-20% premium for...

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Indian MFI CASHPOR Microcredit recently received $7 million in funding from Grameen Foundation and Grameen Capital India, which was made available through...

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Mobile telephone maker, Nokia, has tied up with the Union Bank of India to provide mobile banking services to customers who are...

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The Asian Development Bank is establishing a $250 million guarantee fund for loans to microfinance institutions from regional banks. The program would...

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A recent New York Times article, “In a Landfill, Locals Cling to Way of Life” discusses the enormous problem of waste in...

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A new initiative aimed at helping to connect rural Indian artisans with an actual market for their products has recently attracted more...

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ReportLinker has recently made available a report on the agriculture and food industry in India in 2011. The report covers the market...

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Non-profit organization Health Action by People, women's empowerment organization Kudumbashree, and the State Bank of India, have partnered to train qualified nurses...

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A study conducted by the India Development Foundation (IDF) on per day consumption of microfinance clients from 1990-2010, shows that 9 million...

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The International Finance Corporation and Netherlands’ Ministry of Economic Affairs have entered into a partnership to develop innovative solutions for efficient agricultural...

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During Intellecap’s annual Sankalp conference, Healthpoint Services won the award for Emerging Ventures in the health, water, or sanitation. Healthpoint focuses on...

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Leaders within India’s plastics industry are looking into ways of improving the country’s recycling system and infrastructure. Though the government passed solid...

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Rising Tide Fair Trade is a new company working with artisans in West Bengal India to produce weekend bags and other purses...

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A recent World Bank study indicates that the best way forward in powering rural India is through decentralized distribution channels. The study...

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Recent research by market research firm TechSci Research has indicated that India’s rural markets will be the next “frontier” for consumer goods...

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