Ideas

Can Civic Tech help overcome the problems between citizens and governments in Latin America?

February 23, 2017

The problems that have historically doomed the relationship between citizens and governments appear to be as prevalent today as they have ever been: corruption, mismanagement, inefficiency, and a lack of responsiveness.

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Why We Invested: LandMapp

February 15, 2017

Peter Rabley shares why we recently invested in LandMapp, a company developing an end-to-end solution for documenting and protecting land rights in Ghana.

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Why We Invested: GiveDirectly

February 7, 2017

Omidyar Network’s foundational belief that empowering people frees them to better themselves, their families, and their communities has great evidence in the growing literature around the benefits of cash transfers

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BBC Media Action's Governance and Accountability: What Role for Media?

Multimedia February 24, 2017

BBC Media Action hosted policymakers, practitioners, and researchers for a discussion on the role of media in governance and accountability.

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Mission Possible: How The Rockefeller Brothers Fund Embraced Impact

Multimedia February 24, 2017

Many families and high net worth individuals are interested in embracing impact investing, but are unsure where to start. Omidyar Network and the Case Foundation partnered with The Giving Pledge to take a closer look at one family’s journey into impact investing.

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Can transparency build trust?

Article January 24, 2017

Why 2017 must be the year that open government demonstrates transformative impact.

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