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Vibrant Networks Case Study: The Significant Contribution of the Uganda Agribusiness Alliance

2021-12-15T17:22:39+00:00November 15th, 2021|

Locally led impact networks, such as the Uganda Agribusiness Alliance (UAA), play a critical role in strengthening agricultural ecosystems by bringing their members together to address complex systemic challenges. They are able to deliver significant impact by aligning key actors who are committed to strengthening financial systems and resources, and increasing the income generating opportunities needed to improve the lives of people living in extreme poverty in rural sub-Saharan Africa. This case study demonstrates [...]

Vibrant Networks Case Study: Invest in Africa, Kenya

2021-12-15T17:23:22+00:00September 1st, 2021|

Locally led impact networks, such as Invest in Africa, Kenya (IIA Kenya), play a critical role in strengthening business ecosystems by bringing their members together to address complex systemic challenges. They have the potential to deliver significant impact by aligning key actors who are committed to strengthening financial systems and resources, and increasing the income generating opportunities needed to improve the lives of people living in extreme poverty in rural sub-Saharan Africa. This case [...]

Join Us at the ANDE West Africa Conference

2021-12-15T17:30:43+00:00July 23rd, 2021|

We are proud to be sponsoring the ANDE West Africa virtual conference 27 - 28 July 2021 The ANDE West Africa Regional Conference, which was piloted in 2017, is a gathering of ANDE Members and partners in the region including leading investors, capacity development providers, foundations, banks, corporations, and research institutions. This year’s virtual conference will feature live webinars focused on solutions to common challenges for SGBs, live panel discussions, interactive breakout sessions, dedicated [...]

Announcing the Appointment of Wangechi Muriuki as Africa Networks Lead

2021-07-22T11:26:46+01:00July 22nd, 2021|

We are pleased to announce our appointment of Wangechi Muriuki as Creative Metier Africa Networks Lead. Based in Nairobi, Wangechi will lead Creative Metier’s work across sub-Saharan Africa to build on, and further develop, our impact networks practice. “We are excited to have Wangechi on board to lead on this key Impact Area, to lead and build on our engagement with rural impacting networks in East Africa and West Africa.”  Glynis Rankin, CEO, Creative Metier Wangechi [...]

Announcing Creative Metier Action Research to Accelerate Network Impact in West Africa

2021-12-15T20:01:02+00:00June 23rd, 2021|

Locally led impact networks can play a critical role in strengthening business ecosystems by bringing their members together to address complex systemic challenges. In rural sub-Saharan Africa, impact networks have the potential to deliver significant impact by aligning key stakeholders who are committed to strengthening financial systems and resources, and increasing the income-generating opportunities needed to improve lives along every step of their respective value chains. We are pleased to announce that we are [...]

Creative Metier Seeks a Project and Communications Coordinator – Global

2021-12-15T17:32:38+00:00June 1st, 2021|

Creative Metier are seeking a highly motivated and ambitious person to join our team as Project and Communications Coordinator – Global, based in Nairobi. The objective of the role is to ensure effective and efficient coordination of Creative Metier’s projects and to support communications as part of the wider Creative Metier team. You will also have an opportunity to contribute to Creative Metier’s strategy and build relationships with the networks and people we work [...]

Vibrant Networks Case Study: Africa Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA)

2021-12-15T20:00:00+00:00March 24th, 2021|

Locally led multi-stakeholder networks, such as the Africa Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA), play a critical role in strengthening business ecosystems by bringing their members together to address complex systemic challenges. They have the potential to deliver significant impact by aligning key actors who are committed to strengthening financial systems and resources, and increasing the income generating opportunities needed to improve the lives of people living in extreme poverty in rural sub-Saharan Africa. [...]

Research Summary: Exploring Networks as a Powerful Mechanism for Impact

2021-12-15T19:50:24+00:00September 24th, 2020|

Research on the potential of impact networks to effect ecosystem level change Locally led impact networks play a critical role in strengthening business ecosystems by bringing their members together to address complex systemic challenges. They have the potential to deliver significant impact by aligning key actors who are committed to strengthening financial systems and resources, and increasing the income generating opportunities needed to improve the lives of people living in extreme poverty in rural [...]

Skoll World Forum Ecosystem Event

2021-12-15T19:45:14+00:00May 25th, 2020|

Creative Metier have been engaged by Small Foundation to conduct research into the potential of impact networks to address complex systemic issues in sub-Saharan Africa, and to test and adapt a “networks approach” framework developed by Converge. The initial stages of the research have focussed on identifying the potential and the challenges facing the research participants. This phase also explored the opportunities that adopting a “networks approach” presents to expand on the potential and [...]

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