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Vignette - IBAN - Ghana. Ghana needs to provide reliable, clean and affordable energy to its people. In a country where 70 percent of the population rely on charcoal and wood as their main source of energy new solutions are required to turn around the rapid rate of deforestation. The Inclusive Business Action Network (IBAN) brought together innovators, entrepreneurs and business experts in the energy sector to discuss Energy Solutions for Low-Income Communities.

Vignette - IBAN - Egypt. Kiosks in and around Cairo are doing big business in this market but very little has changed in terms of how they do it. We meet a young Egyptian entrepreneur who sees an opportunity in upgrading this other local farmers, are also enjoying easier access to water for their crops and cattle because of the project.

Vignette - IBAN - Nigeria. The Inclusive Business Action Network hosted the MY HOME, YOUR BUSINESS AFFORDABLE HOUSING SECTOR DIALOGUE, which brought together a range of industry players to promote partnerships in Nigeria's BOP market.

IBAN - Full Story. The Affordable Housing Sector Dialogue in Nigeria highlighted challenges & opportunities in the Low Cost Housing environment. Ghana saw entrepreneurs & business experts attend the energy sector workshop Energy Solutions for Low-Income Communities in West Africa. In Cairo, where millions of consumers live on less than $3 a day, big business, entrepreneurs & NGOs working with BoP consumers in the FMCG sector discussed bringing new players onto a more inclusive playing field.

Ellen Seldenthuis and Hamdia Mohammed

Sam and Funmi Odia, Millard Fuller Foundation