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Making Markets Work for the Poor: How the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Uses Program Related Investments

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Making Markets Work for the Poor is a collaboration between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Paul Brest of Stanford Law School, and ImpactAlpha Inc. The Gates Foundation sponsored the project to share its experiences in program-related investments (PRI's) with others using investment tools as part of their social impact strategies.

Sharing the Land: Restoring Degraded Ecosystems and Improving Livelihoods Through Agroforestry

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Authors: Marion Davis, of the Stockholm Environment Institute, and Matilda Palm, of the Forest, Climate & Livelihood Research Network (Focali) and Chalmers University of Technology.

This brief examines how agroforestry approaches – growing trees with crops, and sometimes with animals – can advance land restoration and conservation while also strengthening livelihoods