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  • Developing Entrepreneurship in the Urban Slums

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    This article was originally drafted by Usha Ganesh and Intellecap for the newsletter “Searchlight South Asia” as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Searchlight Process. For more Searchlight content on, please click here. Government Initiatives to Support Self-Employment According to recent reports, the government plans to create opportunities for employment and self-employment with the proposed National […]

  • Swecha and Green the Gap founder Vimlendu Jha shows off his wares. Photo by Paula Fortes, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0.

    Green the Gap

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    The following article deals with the topic “ OOPs—Out of Prison” which was discussed at the Global Economic Symposium in Rio. The author intends to promote ongoing discussion of this topic by sharing his personal stories and ideas. At Wednesday’s Ideas Fair, attendees of the Global Economic Symposium had the […]

  • Friday prayers in Mumbai

    Prayers in Mumbai

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    As part of our  coverage on “The New City” we asked our bloggers for some pictures from their cities. Are there any places in their cities that are prime examples for sustainable urban living? But it could also be a negative example in order to show how a city should […]

  • A Planet Of Slums?

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    Migration isn’t the problem: How India could boost the capacity of cities and infrastructure through good governance and planning to cope with urban sprawl and decay.