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Crowdfunding for energy access businesses and projects is still at an early stage, and is often poorly understood. Investors often dismiss it as...

Alternative lenders in East Africa are connecting underbanked consumers with affordable, asset-backed financing that allows them to own productive...

04.08.2017 , Teymoor Nabili, Eco-Business

Why only profit with purpose can feed the world

A third of global agriculture depends upon them, and their economic value has been estimated at around 300 billion dollars annually, but bees don’t...

In the global effort to make off-grid energy, and solar in particular, affordable to the 1.2 billion people currently without energy, there have been...

Pay-as-you-go (PAYGo or PAYG) is emerging as a solution that addresses both end-customer af-fordability and provides sufficient margins to fuel...

Access to credit is an important pre-requisite for facilitating access to energy. Owing to marginal and unpredictable incomes, rural and tribal...

Pieces are falling into place for an important collaboration between India and Africa to end energy poverty. The stakes are high, as sub-Saharan...

Pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) solar companies have been lauded, by CGAP and others, for their ability to provide low-income rural households with clean,...

Energy efficiency, combined with renewable energy, should be the ultimate goal of energy transformation for the world. The unique challenge of energy...

What if the institution that financed your business could also light up your house? Microfinance institutions (MFIs) have mostly stayed out of the...

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