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Rwanda: a development model?

Deep in the farming country that stretches along Rwanda’s southern frontier with Burundi, a vast project is taking root amid the scattered cassava and banana plots that locals have tended for generations.

Impact investing: is doing well the new doing good?

From the interest-bearing clay tablet loans traded in ancient Mesopotamia to the corporate bonds issued by the 17th century Dutch East India Company, historians have long struggled to pin down the world’s first stock exchange.

Cop21: Africa lays cards on table

Tucked away in Paris’s northern suburbs, the commune of Le Bourget is not usually associated with events of historical significance.

UN asks business to help drive development

For many of the United Nations’ sprawling agencies, an invitation to work closely with the private sector represents something of a culture shock. …