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A new dawn for financial inclusion in Indonesia?

Indonesia’s financial inclusion efforts are being re-energized by political will, the pervasiveness of digital ID, digital payments and a world-class fintech ecosystem. Millions of unbanked people in the country could be included in the next few years.

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A new dawn for financial inclusion in Indonesia?

Indonesia’s financial inclusion efforts are being re-energized by political will, the pervasiveness of digital ID, digital payments and a world-class fintech ecosystem. Millions of unbanked people in the country could be included in the next few years.

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Risk management is the way forward for farming

If farmers, the world over, including in emerging economies such as India, are able to benefit from such approaches towards price and yield risk management, they will be able to build a great deal of resilience in their approaches towards agriculture.

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Overhaul the medicine supply chain

Traditional lines between public, private, online, and physical are starting to blur and, as a result, direct-to-home and online pharmacy models have developed more quickly in emerging markets like India than many had expected(Sonu Mehta/HT)

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Half the world away? Fecal sludge and septage treatment in low and middle income countries

Within the pages of a newly-released engineering design manual, there are vital solutions for one of the most important sanitation challenges which most people have never heard of.

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Agriculture investment: Time to cultivate a visible hand

The increase in minimum support prices (MSPs), which promises up to 97% increase in return on costs, can become the trigger for stimulating much-needed investment in agriculture by the Indian farmer. But it needs to be backed by the other factors that go towards making farming profitable.

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