Tag Archives: Gender

Skills at the heart of the village

“Only when the villages prosper”, said Mahatma Gandhi, “can India truly prosper”. Amidst the bustle of the big cities and the drive to transform the Young Republic of India into a global superpower it is easy to forget the villages role in … Continue reading

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Let’s look at carpets …

Text books are fond of linear supply chains that move in a logical flow from concept to consumer; cow to fridge (dairy); from a sketch to the clothes rack (textiles) and, from a bauxite mine to the fridge (coke). Process mapping … Continue reading

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The informal market has much to offer

A fresh perspective is needed to see emerging markets referring not only to a growing economy but to a new kind of economy based on information, technology and knowledge. And the same applies to the informal economy where a more … Continue reading

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