Prof. Torger Reve presents his findings on “Norwegian global knowledge hubs”

Event Date  :  Tuesday, May 15, 2012 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (CT) , Minneapolis, MN  Professor Torger Reve, an international expert on economic competitiveness, will present the findings of his latest research on Norwegian global knowledge hubs. He will present his findings especially on super clusters of knowledge-based industrial development characterized by a high concentration of innovative industrial actors interacting closely with advanced research institutions, venture capital and … [Read more...]

Greening the Future Awards 2012

Deadline- 20 April,  2012 Countries/Region- South Africa Mail & Guardian’s prestigious Greening the Future Awards and supplements, invites application to showcase the success stories of climate action, innovation in renewable energy, action to combat climate change and strategic management of natural resources during -World Environment Week - conference in June 2012, the finalists and winners will be honored at a glittering awards ceremony as well as in a special supplement featured in the … [Read more...]

How Cambodia’s IDE won the 2010 Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value

Nestlé Prize in Creating Shared Value recognizes a project or innovation in the area of water, nutrition or rural development implemented by an NGO, individual or a small business. The Prize was first awarded in 2010 to International Development Enterprises (IDEC) in Cambodia for its innovative, market-based approach to increasing agricultural productivity and income for Cambodian smallholder farmers. The strategy applied by IDE for this was to create a network of small entrepreneurs known as … [Read more...]

NGOs who won the Out of Box Prize 2010

In August 2010, Community Toolbox, a global resource of free information on essential skills for building healthy communities had announced the Out of the Box Prize 2010 to honor innovative approaches to promoting community health and development worldwide. NGOs and other groups working in the areas of community health, education, urban or rural development, poverty, the environment, social justice or other related issues of importance to communities in any part of the world were invited to … [Read more...]