Tag: sustainability

by Lisa Williams

Where the journalists aren’t: the Marketplaces/Drilling Down on Local conference, a gathering of industry execs and venture investors. The “how do we make money on local” question that is generally the conversation ender at journalism confabs is the conversation beginner at this gathering, where the first panels are stocked with venture investors talking about what […] more »

by Jessica Mayberry

Many people today who work in social change are convinced that the typical ‘top down’ approach to development, where bureaucrats and international agencies design large-scale social programs and then impose them on millions of poor people, isn’t working. Instead, they favor the idea of ‘community-led development’, in which communities themselves design the social programs, and […] more »