Myanmar’s 5 million smallholder farmers are especially vulnerable to the adverse impacts of COVID-19 and are facing acute and immediate challenges. Farmers need access to critical, uninterrupted farming services now.
Combating COVID-19 with Open Data and Mobile Testing Facilities in West Java
West Java remains one of the two regions most affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Indonesia. In 2017, West Java still has 8.71 percent of their population living under the poverty line.
Activating Community Voices for COVID-19 Relief in Pune
Pune's low-income communities are some of the hardest-hit segments of society by the pandemic. In end-March, Pune City Connect begin conducting a large scale listening exercise with 200+ families across over 30 communities.
Emergency Relief Resources for Ranchi District, Jharkhand
To fight the battle against this pandemic, Ranchi District is calling for urgent and wholehearted support from corporate entities and resource-providers.
(Credit: UNICEF) SUMMARY To prevent national budgets from draining unexpectedly due to natural disasters, the Philippines is boosting the resilience of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The Philippines Chamber…Read More
(Credit: British Council) SUMMARY In February 2019, Thailand passed the Social Enterprise Promotion Act. The Act outlines several key components and enabling measures that will be launched to accelerate the…Read More
“India’s impact investing market is largest in Asia (Financing the Future of Asia: Innovations in Sustainable Finance, AVPN). The union budget for 2019-20 proposes setting up a stock exchange to…Read More
Pune is one of the cities most affected by COVID-19. Low-income communities are one of the most impacted segments during this time. In end-March, Pune City Connect conducted a large scale listening exercise with 200+ families across over 30 communities.…Read More
The District Administration, Ranchi is making substantial efforts to mitigate and control the spread of COVID -19. Ranchi, being the capital of Jharkhand, is more prone and vulnerable to the spread of this pandemic. To fight the battle against this…Read More
Three-way public-private partnership, where the non-profit (Lend A Hand India) delivers technical and domain expertise, funded by private capital (JPMorgan Chase Foundation) and backed by the state governments’ (Delhi) policymaking power to scale up vocational education in the stateRead More
This policy initiative will support Chennai’s Corporation schools to set up vegetable gardens for mid-day meal schemes. This is achieved by involving children in maintaining gardens under supervision to learn about better waste management and nutrition.Read More
A national database of city finances that is credible and timely, covering financial & operational performance information to create an ecosystem of greater transparency in performance of municipalities and facilitate private participation in urban infrastructure through PPPs and Municipal Bonds.Read More
The Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP), a Government of India initiative under NITI Aayog, is a platform intended to promote entrepreneurship among women in India. WEP enables registered women entrepreneurs to access support services through its various partners and connects registered…Read More
PanIIT was nominated as strategic non-profit joint venture partner with the Government of Jharkhand for a special purpose vehicle (SPV) in Skill development and Livelihood creation for Market driven self-sustainable training.Read More
The initiative aims to mitigate climate change and achieve environmental sustainability on the agenda through creation of platforms for citizen engagement and Government (all 3 levels) partnerships.Read More
The Centre for Sustainable Municipal Finance aims to improve the financial health of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) through research and providing consultancy and implementation support to the Central Government (MoHUA and Fifteenth Finance Commission), State Government (Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Delhi, Karnataka…Read More
To become a pioneer centre of excellence in the area of vocational skills by offering industry needs-based, high quality technical skills training, soft skills development and employment assistance to tribal youths.Read More
Project Poshan aims to address malnutrition in children under 6 years. Under the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), Project Poshan identifies undernourished children, provide nutrition supplementation, train anganwadi workers and build capacity of parents.Read More