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The Importance of Knowledge Transfer Between Social Enterprises and Communities

Knowledge transfer has always been somewhat of a challenge for organisations, and is more visible when continuity is necessary with new members joining. It is particularly important in the space of social enterprises that do development work in communities, as will be discussed in this article.

Human Resilience: Indigenous Knowledge and Impact of Climate Change on Vulnerable Communities

The effects of climate change on human life within Africa are largely unpredictable and variable.(2) But Sub-Saharan African nations are “the worst hit and the most vulnerable”(3) to climate change, as illustrated in the figure below. This situation could “overturn decades of development efforts,”(4) arguably prompting future development projects to intrinsically prioritise climate change resilience.
 
Global vulnerability to climate change (5)
 

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