The last Nobel for poverty alleviation was a peace prize won by Muhammad Yunus

by Rashmee

Posted on October 14, 2019


I don’t know a whole lot about economics but it seems to me significant that the economics Nobel has been awarded to three professors for their work on poverty alleviation. Muhammad Yunus, the Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker and economist, was honoured with a Nobel for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts of microcredit … Continue reading “The last Nobel for poverty alleviation was a peace prize won by Muhammad Yunus”

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This year’s Nobel peace prize really has gone to a peacemaker

by Rashmee

Posted on October 11, 2019 / Quartz


The 2019 Nobel peace prize has been awarded to Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali for working to end almost two decades of conflict with neighboring Eritrea. The chair of the Nobel prize committee said the award is “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to … Continue reading “This year’s Nobel peace prize really has gone to a peacemaker”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK