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Ghana Aqua-Farm: Sustainable, Ecological Aquaculture to Eradicate Protein-Energy Malnutrition
Author: World Aquaculture Fund
World Aquaculture’s Ghana concept paper prepared for the Ford Foundation for sustainable ecological aquaculture to increase the quality and quantity of fish supply for nutritional protein to eradicate protein energy malnutrition in children. World Aquaculture says the benefits of this initiative include the stabilisation and facilitation of improvements in Ghana’s local economies and overall health; and development of self-sustainable aqua farms owned and operated by locals to improve their wealth, economy, health, and education.
Research and Development Strategies for Innovations that Alleviate Poverty
Author: Lindsey Nelson
Paper exploring how design schools can collaborate with government departments, NGOs and communities to develop solutions that enhance the lives of those living in poverty. Published in Studies in Material Thinking. (December 2011)
Made in Bangalore – How social enterprise is transforming business-as-usual
Author: Centre for Social Markets
A study from the Centre for Social Markets (CSM) looking at how India’s traditional forms of business are being rethought for building social value and responding to societal need. (November 2011)
The Bubbles or the Boiling Water? An ecosystem approach to globalisation, complexity and sustainability
Author: Andre Francisco Pilon
A paper by Pilon, associate professor at the University of Sao Paolo, in whcih it is posited that a transition to an ecosystemic model of culture requires new paradigms of growth, power, wealth, work and freedom embedded into the very core of the cultural, social, political, and economic institutions.
UBS-Insead Study on Family Philanthropy in Asia
A study from UBS and Insead on family philanthropy in Asia. The study looked at ultra high-net worth giving across 10 countries in Asia drawing on over 300 surveys and 100 personal interviews.