Shane Heywood

Musings on market-oriented approaches to International Development

Tag Archives: Sub-Saharan Africa

Risky business: the dangerous myth of the ‘risk-averse’ small –holder farmer

Betting the farm. Literally. At least a few men and women have made a bet which in one stroke changed their fortune. George Soros is one example whose bet against … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

More than ‘Cool Runnings’: Social Enterprises in the Caribbean (and Africa)

To some, the Caribbean brings to mind beaches or even a movie of questionable appeal about an unexpected group of men in a bobsled. It may be less common, though, to … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

SMS, Sugar and Apps: Portents of Africa’s potential

‘Hopeless continent or Basket Case’ Only a bit more than a decade ago, it was quite common to find an unending and consistent view of Sub-Saharan Africa as a ‘hopeless … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

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