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Investing in Scale

How iDE used flexible funding to help solve the sanitation crisis
Article

This is part two in a series highlighting the Lipman Family Prize. Read part one here, and stay tuned for part three.

Building a Township Tech Hub

Part II: SAP Social Sabbatical Partners to Shape Cape Town’s Future
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This is part two in a series highlighting the SAP Social Sabbatical for global engagement in Cape Town, South Africa, which focused on bridging the digital divide in the city’s most underserved communities. Stay tuned for part III, out next week. Read part one here.

Twitter Chat | Preventing the Preventable, Treating the Treatable: Non-Communicable Diseases

Join GSK, PSI, the Public Health Institute, and IntraHealth International Wed, 3/29, 10 - 11 ET, #GEFLive
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WHEN: Wed, 3/29, 10 – 11 AM, ET

WHERE: Twitter, #GEFlive

Tweet Me: I will join the #GEFlive Twitter chat on #NCDs w/ @PSIimpact @GSK @IntraHealth & @PHIdotorg http://bit.ly/2mCmrvo 3/29, 10 AM ET

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WHEN: Wed, 3/29, 10 – 11 AM, ET

WHERE: Twitter, #GEFlive

Tweet Me: I will join the #GEFlive Twitter chat on #NCDs w/ @PSIimpact @GSK @IntraHealth & @PHIdotorg http://bit.ly/2mCmrvo 3/29, 10 AM ET

Four Steps to Successful Corporate Citizenship

How volunteerism and nonprofit partnership power John Deere’s cycle of citizenship
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After nearly five years, a team of John Deere managers recently returned to three villages in rural Rajasthan, India, with great anticipation and a simple purpose: to see whether the Joint Initiative for Village Advancement (JIVA) was living up to its name.

Avoiding the Slings and Arrows of the Food Chain

Four Intervention Points to Reduce Post-Harvest Loss
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Across the agricultural landscape, critical crop yield interventions like fertilizers, bio-pesticides, drought resistant seeds, and better farming practices have been the predominate methods of improving food security. But what about the basket of tomatoes that falls off the back of a truck on a bumpy road? Or the crate of produce that spoils in the heat before ever reaching its destination? Or the fields of fruit that rot on the vine due to a seasonal glut? While these situations may seem inconsequential, individual moments of food loss add up over time.

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