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Wed 12 Jul 2017

Calling All Researchers!

  Evidence is at the heart of GIF’s staged approach to investment. We take well-informed risks in pursuit of high social benefits and, as we do so, we embed learning into each investment we...

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Thu 15 Jun 2017

WhereIsMyTransport: Making Transport More Accessible, Efficient, and Safe for the Those in the Developing World

  Poor mass transit disproportionally affects those living in the developing world, who either spend a greater portion of their income on motorised transport, or cannot afford to use it at...

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Wed 14 Jun 2017

Increasing Social Impact through Remittances Labelling

  Following promising results in an earlier impact evaluation, GIF is excited to announce the funding of Innovations for Poverty Action with a $1.7m grant to conduct randomised evaluations to...

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Wed 24 May 2017

The Marriage of Research and Policy

  The idea that public policy design should be informed by evidence is pretty much universal. But what does this ‘evidence’ consist of, and how should it inform the policy design process?...

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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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