Publications

empowering people. Network offers publications and services on all aspects of our work. These publications can be downloaded and used free of charge.

SE as Job Creators in Africa

The study looked a job creating as well as job inhibiting factors for Social Entreprises based on different country contexts, in addition to demographic perspectives related to the African job market.

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E-mobility Solutions

Siemens Stiftung's reader "E-mobility Solutions for Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: Leveraging Economic, Social and Environmental Change" collates the greatest challenges and opportunities for electromobility in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Finance and Digitization

The report "How Digital Solutions May Enhance Social Financing" offers in-depth analyses and expert opinions on the current financing situation for social enterprises and possible digital solutions.

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Innovative Financing

In a Round Table that took place in Cairo in July 2019, two recurrent themes cut across the experts that discussed specific questions: partly automated data generation systems as well as matchmaking by pooling different sources of capital.

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Booklet - epA Winners 2019

Following empowering people. Award 2019 we published this comprehensive booklet introducing all of the winners of the award explaning their inventions in detail. Enjoy this inspiring lecture...

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"Leveraging low income farmers’ performance through empowerment: Analysis of a sustainable initiative in Mexico"

- read the paper of IRENE researchers Mario César Davila-Aguirre, Lisa Hanley, Gerardo Lozano- Fernández, Thomas Ly.

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"Locating Social Entrepreneurship in the Global South"

- is a joint publication by the Wilson Center, Zeppelin University and Siemens Stiftung. Edited by Lisa Hanley and Allison Garland.

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"Small enterprise development in South Africa: an exploration of the constraints and job creation potential"

- Alfred M. Mthumkhulu. This dissertation from the South African based author was supported by the IRENE|SEE research program.

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"A Background Paper on Performance and Impact of Social Enterpreneurs"

- Wolfgang Hein & Robert Kappel from GIGA Institute wrote this piece based on their research for the SAMforSE program.

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