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How Public-Private Partnerships Can Wash Away Poor Sanitation

This post was authored by Aleem Walij, chief executive officer at Aga Khan Foundation, USA. 

New Ideas From Rural India: Growing Food Without Land

There are two ways of looking at development. You can look at what communities don’t have – this is the deficit-based approach, what they don’t have, what you can bring in. On the other hand, our approach is, “What do the communities have?” They are hard working, they might have some natural resources, they have an affinity for their own environment and a historical knowledge of it. How do you use these strengths to help them adapt to the modern challenges of coping with livelihoods and dealing with health and education issues?

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