is the most effective way to transfer knowledge and achieve behavioural change. Whether the task is building a bookkeeper’s skills, training a factory manager, or teaching a legislative aide agricultural policy analysis – the best way is engaging them in real hands-on efforts that teach both the how and the why;
is what drives efficiency and improvements. The world and its markets are far from static. For communities and businesses to remain successful they must adopt and promote a culture that continually seeks ways to improve;
risk-taking is an essential part of economic empowerment, but too much risk is stifling. We strive to work with entrepreneurs, stakeholders and their partners to identify and mitigate risks and facilitate investment and innovation among the underserved rural entrepreneurial men and women; and
are very important to two developmental imperatives: a. Efficiency is gained by appropriately drawing on specialists for research, analysis and implementation activities; b. Working side by side is the most efficient way to build long-term sustainability by transferring capacity to local agents.