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Thu 18 May 2017

The Economist as a Plumber

Earlier this year Esther Duflo, Co-Founder and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab and Professor of Poverty Alleviation and...

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Fri 12 May 2017

Financing the Sustainable Development Goals

  When it comes to improving the lives of the world’s poorest people, traditional development assistance is vital. But we also know that a key challenge going forward will be to do more with...

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Wed 08 Mar 2017

Financial Times Transformational Business Awards 2017

                    Apply now! The Global Innovation Fund is proud to be partnering with...

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Sat 04 Mar 2017

Improving Immunization Coverage in Pakistan

At GIF our mission is to find, fund, and scale-up cost-effective, evidence-based innovations with the potential to measurably improve the lives of millions of people living on $5 a day or less in the...

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Thu 16 Feb 2017

A New Partnership for Africa’s Smallholder Farmers

As a group, smallholder farmers are among the most disadvantaged and vulnerable in the developing world. ...

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Mon 16 Jan 2017

PayGo Energy: Cooking on Your Terms

  Following a $230,000 debt investment from the Global Innovation Fund, PayGo Energy is expanding its customer base in Nairobi to test and improve...

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Mon 16 Jan 2017

The Importance of Effective Altruism - Part Two

The Importance of Effective Altruism - Part Two Last week I published the first half of the speech that I delivered at the Effective...

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Fri 06 Jan 2017

The Importance of Effective Altruism - Part One

The Importance of Effective Altruism - Part One In December I was hugely grateful for the opportunity to attend and speak at the Effective Altruism...

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Mon 12 Dec 2016

Progress to Date and the Way Forward: A GIF Perspective

  (AP photo by Evan Vucci) The Global Development Council recently published its 'Progress to Date and the Way Forward' report. In this blog post our CEO, Alix Zwane, touches on some of the...

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