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New alliance between Gates Foundation and Brazilian government can be model for cross-sector collaboration, says Gates

25 April 2012
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The Brazilian government is forging new collaborations with non-state actors. The country’s Ministry of Health and the Gates Foundation have …

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End poverty – it’s good for the economy, says Slim

25 April 2012
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Carlos Slim Helú, again ranked in 2012 as the world’s richest man, has been scaling back his involvement in his …

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Be more daring, former Kellogg director tells funders

25 April 2012
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Francisco Tancredi, former Latin American and Caribbean regional director for the Kellogg Foundation, wants foundations and other social investors to …

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GIFE Congress looks to next steps for social investment

25 April 2012
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The 7th GIFE Congress took place in São Paulo, Brazil last month, gathering over 1,500 leaders of governments and NGOs, …

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Administrative delays undermine development aid projects in Cuba

25 April 2012
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Excessive delays by the Cuban government in evaluating foreign aid projects for their compatibility with the country’s economic planning policies …

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LAC countries in line to benefit from small business finance challenge

25 April 2012
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Small businesses in some Latin American and Caribbean countries may benefit from a new initiative launched by the Argidius Foundation …

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Slow progress in Haiti raises questions about use of aid

25 January 2012
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‘Two years on and you have half a million people still in tents or tarps, some 7,000 dead from cholera …

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Partnership confirms Brazil as part of international philanthropy scene

25 January 2012
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IDIS in Brazil has signed a partnership agreement with the Global Philanthropy Forum which, according to the heads of both …

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Report on Uruguayan NGOs highlights extent of their contribution – and of their dependence on state and external funding

25 January 2012
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Government is the main source of income for Uruguayan NGOs, according to a collective accountability report released in December last …

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New Mexican diaspora philanthropy network will support education

25 January 2012
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Members of the Mexican diaspora are to launch a new network to strengthen education in their country of origin, in …

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Report finds growing and self-conscious social and inclusive business sector in Brazil

25 January 2012
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Social and inclusive businesses in Brazil are on the increase, according to new research coordinated by the Brazil Chapter of …

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Brazil’s Green Grant programme celebrated under shadow of new Forest Code

25 January 2012
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The Brazilian government has launched the Bolsa Verde, or Green Grant, programme, which gives financial assistance to poor families that …