Bridging the financing gap in agriculture value chains

    This was the topic for discussion this week over at Business Fights Poverty following an event hosted at Citi Bank in London on Monday 11 Feb 2013. What was interesting for me is the discussions on development are changing in the sense that development folk appreciate that issues of development cannot be addressed in isolation. In particular … [Read more...]

Textile expert required in Tanzania

  The  OxfordHR is helping the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, an independent private foundation, to find an Executive Director, Textile Development Unit  based in Dar Es Salam Tanzania   The Position This is a specialist role for a senior Textile expert to establish a Textile Development Unit within the Tanzanian Ministry of Industry as a professional task … [Read more...]

Fashion fights poverty part 2

In the part 1 of Fashion fights poverty I told you about a young woman I met on my way out and true to her word she sent her question to me by email and here is what she had to say   Dear Ida, Firstly, it was a pleasure to hear you speak last week at the Africa Fashion Guide event, particularly on poverty alleviation and the women you work with through ethnic … [Read more...]