World Bank Institute
The World Bank Institute (WBI) is a global connector of knowledge, learning and innovation for poverty reduction and is a part of the World Bank Group. We connect practitioners, networks and institutions to help them find solutions to their development challenges. With a focus on the ’how’ of reform, we link knowledge from around the world and scale up innovations. We work with and through global, regional and country-based institutions and practitioner networks, and help them develop customized programs that respond to their needs. WBI connects globally and delivers locally. For more information, visit www.worldbank.org/wbi
IFC in South Asia
To grow opportunities for the underserved, IFC in South Asia has concentrated on low-income, rural, and fragile regions while building infrastructure and assisting public-private-partnerships; facilitating renewable energy generation; promoting cleaner production, energy and water efficiency; supporting agriculture and sustainable forestry; creating growth opportunities for small businesses; reforming investment climate; increasing access to finance among the underserved; encouraging low-income housing; and making affordable healthcare accessible. For more information, visit www.ifc.org/southasia/.
Innovation Alchemy Consulting Pvt Ltd, Program Manager India DM
Innovation Alchemy engages with corporate organizations, civil society organizations and social enterprises involved in scaling high-impact ideas – and building sustainable models for growth. They provide collaborative consulting, research, capacity building and facilitation to teams that are looking to achieve breakthrough results. Innovation frameworks form a key ingredient of their process and methodology. The Innovation Alchemy Team has been associated with the India DM since 2011 as process partners, responsible for the design and implementation of the competition, outreach and its post award needs assessment. In 2013, Innovation Alchemy’s role has been expanded to be the lead partner for the implementation of DM India program, covering the competiton and the facilitation of the larger ecosystem building mandate for the DM in India. For more information visit www.innovationalchemy.com/.