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Local Procurement: An effective way for mining companies to contribute to economic and social development

One of the most effective means that mining companies can utilize to spread the economic benefits of mining activity is to increase the amount of local goods and services they... More

Tips for International Job-Hunters

Melissa Mullan has some tips for job-seekers in international development.... More
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Young Entrepreneurs Making Waves in Africa: A chat with Now AfriCAN

Laura Seay speaks with Priscillia Kounkou Hoveyda, co-founder of Now AfriCAN, an organization working to empower and train young African entrepreneurs. ... More

Making Liberian banks work for SMEs (and vice versa)

Our Liberia 3FP team is working with Liberian banks to design a pre-financing credit product to help address some of the needs and challenges of both Liberian SMEs and banks.... More
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The Need for More Local Procurement in Haiti

A cross-post from CDG about the need for more and better local procurement in Haiti, complete with mentions of Yours Truly and recommendations for how to make that happen!... More
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Liberia Progressing Forward

Stephen Lee shares his insights on progress in Liberia.... More
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Guest post from the IFC's Roland Michelitsch: Creating more and better jobs

The IFC's Roland Michelitsch explains the IFC's recent jobs study and why creating more and better jobs is the surest way to help millions of people out of poverty.... More

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