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5 Stories of Youth Unemployment Worldwide from the GroundTruth Project

Children International Youth Contribute Their Stories to The GroundTruth Project
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(originally published in The World Post)

By Eric Johnson, The GroundTruth Project

Right now one-third of young people around the globe, between the ages of 15 and 29, aren’t in school or in the workforce. What are the factors driving this unemployment crisis, and what could help address it? 

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We invite you to be a part of the #GHCCGhana Pro Bono Committee. Just this week, the Global Health Corporate Champions—a multi-company pro bono team with the Dow Chemical Company, PIMCO, and PwC employees– landed in Ghana to collaborate with 3 force-of-nature NGOs.

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Global Health Corporate Champions: Diversity to Address Global Health Challenges

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Washington, DC, April 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Building markets, optimizing supply chains, leveraging information technology, innovating financial models, forging partnerships and developing policy—these were the topics of a recent conference in Washington, D.C. But it wasn’t at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

A New Jolt for South Sudanese Coffee

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Originally published on Devex Impact

The world’s newest country has a new export industry — and donor funding to help scale it.

2016 Global Philanthropy Forum Conference Kicks Off Next Week, Focuses on Mass Migration

Cross-sector leaders will convene between April 4 and April 6 in the Bay Area to discuss “People on the Move.”
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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ – People are on the move more than ever before. Some, experiencing economic mobility for the first time, are moving to cities in search of opportunity. Others, displaced by war, natural disaster and state failure are on the move in search of safety, resulting in 60-million refugees worldwide. And finally some are on the move in search of meaning—unanchored, they turn to groups-that offer them a sense of purpose and belonging, for good or for ill.

USAID Joins Nespresso and TechnoServe to Support South Sudan’s Coffee Farmers

$3.18 million investment will accelerate development of the country’s coffee market
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NEW YORK, April 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Nespresso and TechnoServe, a development non-profit organization, are pleased to announce a new partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen efforts to rebuild the coffee industry in the new country of South Sudan and improve coffee farmer livelihoods. USAID will invest $3.18 million during three years in the project, which has already helped revive South Sudan’s coffee industry, diversify its export market and raise the household incomes of smallholder coffee farmers. 

Ghana Supply Chain Development Program Recognized for Outstanding Achievements in Local Content

PYXERA Global’s Implementation of the USAID funded Ghana Supply Chain Development Program Receives Ghana Oil and Gas Award
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WASHINGTON, DC, December 17, 2015 /3BL Media/On Friday, December 11th, PYXERA Global received the Local Content Initiative Award at the annual Ghana Oil and Gas Awards (GOGA) in recognition of the USAID-funded Ghana Supply Chain Development (SCD) Program. Since its inception in March 2013, the SCD Program has increased the participation of 194 Ghanaian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the oil and gas supply chain.  

STAR India Will Air 'Girl Rising' Documentary on Girls' Empowerment with Help of Bollywood Stars

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On Saturday, August 29, STAR India's flagship channel Star Plus will air Girl Rising, an acclaimed documentary from Academy Award nominee Richard E. Robbins that raises awareness of gender inequality and advocates for women's empowerment. The film is the centerpiece of the Girl Rising campaign, which promotes women's rights around the world, and this broadcast will be the first time the film has been shown in India.

Tune-In: Diversity, Innovation, and Tri-Sector Partnership in Global Public Health

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