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Unlocking Green Jobs for Youth in Solar Irrigation: Call for Partnerships

Kenya’s solar irrigation market is rapidly growing, yet significant demand remains unmet. While Kenya leads Sub-Saharan Africa in solar water pump (SWP) adoption, millions of Kenyan smallholder farmers are yet to access solar–powered irrigation systems (SPIS) and still rely on bucket irrigation, a duty largely fulfilled by women, and dependent on rain-fed agriculture. Despite over…

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Dalberg at Women Deliver, 2023

At Dalberg, we have a public and resourced commitment to gender equality. We believe this is critical to advance our mission to address some of the world’s most pressing problems through systemic change. The Women Deliver 2023 Conference took place in Kigali, Rwanda in July and we were honored to participate in one of the…

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The Climate Smart Forest Economy Program: Transforming Regional Economies Through a Forest-First Approach

The most significant global risks over the next 10 years will be climate change and biodiversity loss, according to the World Economic Forum. However, protecting the world’s green cover cannot come at the cost of access to housing, necessary consumer goods, and secure livelihoods for the global population. To strike a middle ground between ecosystems…

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Cultivating change: How can sustainable AgTech empower smallholder farmers in Latin America?

In our work with the Rabo Foundation, we undertook an analysis of the state of the AgTech sector for smallholder farmers in Colombia and Mexico and assessed opportunities for impact funders to accelerate the development of the AgTech ecosystems in these countries. We sought to understand how AgTech might leverage support from impact funders to…

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Three Actions Driving the Philippines’ Momentum in Digital Payments

Constant evaluation, proactive policies, and institutionalized data systems have propelled the country’s volume of digital payments from 1 percent to a staggering 30 percent in 8 years — and the growth has been inclusive.

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Menstrual Health and Hygiene: A Cross-Cutting Impact Opportunity

Women and girls who menstruate make up a quarter of the world’s people, yet too many of them lack the resources they need to manage their menstruation – including knowledge, products, sanitation and hygiene facilities, and positive social norms around menstruation. A new Dalberg report shows that addressing gaps in menstruation would improve health, education, employment, and…

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Resilient Rural Women: Applying Personas and Insights for Climate-Smart Innovation

Rural women in low-income countries have different motivations and behaviors, even when they share a common livelihood like agriculture. Understanding their uniqueness enables service providers to tailor offerings that better help rural women boost climate-smart practices.

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India’s GDP Could Grow by $50 Billion a Year Through More Physical Activity

How valuable is physical activity to the economy? A pioneering study by Dalberg alongside Sports and Society Accelerator is measuring the impact in India. Here are our preliminary findings.

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5 Steps to Help Improve India’s Education System

Our team in India recently brought together key education leaders to discuss the sector in general — including the national education policy, EdTech, generative AI, innovative finance, and climate change. Here are our takeaways.

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Dalberg’s Climate Commitment: Update on Our Journey to Net Zero

We’re sharing the latest on our journey to net zero, demonstrating both progress and key learnings since our 2020 climate commitment.

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