OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: A workforce boom makes SMEs more important than ever in Africa

A UN forecast suggests that by 2050, the world will have an extra 2.2 billion people and over half will come from Africa. This population surge will be a demographic dividend or millstone? How to place the population for jobs? … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: A workforce boom makes SMEs more important than ever in Africa

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Carrie Lam’s plans for Lantau reclamation ignore Hong Kong’s future integration with the mainland

In announcing plans to spend up to HK$500 billion (US$64 billion) on reclaiming 1,700 hectares of land east of Lantau, Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has effectively dismissed the views of her task force whose public consultation only closed on September 26. … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Carrie Lam’s plans for Lantau reclamation ignore Hong Kong’s future integration with the mainland

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Indicators of the Great Potentials of Ethiopia for ePayment and FinTech Development

Africa is rising and fintech is at the frontiers of development on the continent. People have already foreseen the promising future of mobile finance in the continent and how it has facilitated some of the services and solutions.  An OnFrontiers expert in mobile finance, Mr. Bizuneh Bekele shares his insights on the trend … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights: Indicators of the Great Potentials of Ethiopia for ePayment and FinTech Development

OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights-Special Edition: Social network methods for HIV case-finding among people who inject drugs in Tajikistan

“HIV testing programmes have struggled to reach the most marginalized populations at risk for HIV. Social network methods such as respondent-driven sampling (RDS) and peer-based active case-finding (ACF) may be effective in overcoming barriers to reaching these populations.” An OnFrontiers expert Mr. … Continue reading OnFrontiers Think Tank Insights-Special Edition: Social network methods for HIV case-finding among people who inject drugs in Tajikistan

Private Equity Firm Builds a Global Expertise Network on OnFrontiers

New York, NY – The CrossBoundary Group is a fast-growing investment firm focused on unlocking capital to make a positive difference in developing economies.  Founded in 2011, The CrossBoundary Group now has over 45 professional staff and offices in Bamako, … Continue reading Private Equity Firm Builds a Global Expertise Network on OnFrontiers