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  1. High-yield investment

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    myAgro has pioneered a mobile layaway payment model that lets farmers in rural villages of Mali, Senegal and Tanzania pay in ...

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  2. Healing where harm is rife

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    Our efforts provide assistance and strengthen the resilience of people affected by armed conflict and violence in all these areas ...

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  3. Saving lives, door to door

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    Living Goods recruits and trains people in poor, rural communities in Kenya to become healthcare entrepreneurs.

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  4. Life-changing bikes

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    The Challenge For about 80% of the population in southern Africa, mainly in rural areas, walking is the most frequently used ...

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  5. Scaling up solar energy

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    The Challenge More than 90% of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are not connected to the electricity grid, while ...

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  6. A cool solution to food spoilage

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    The Challenge Each year, small farmers and retailers living in developing countries lose 45% of their harvest and 25% of their ...

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  7. Making maize more nutritious

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    Targeting commercial farmers, this social enterprise sells biofortified hybrid maize seed that provide more zinc and protein than ...

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  8. Weather intelligence for smart water use

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    The Challenge The tropics are home to over a billion farmers, many of whom live on less than USD 2 a day. Their fields are ...

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  9. African Leadership University

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    African Leadership University (ALU) looks beyond delivering solid academic grounding to instill in its students the skills needed ...

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  10. Producing more food with less water

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    Published by: Swiss Re Foundation Content Type: Project

    The Challenge Sub-Saharan Africa has recently experienced below-average rainfall due to climate change, resulting in ...

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