CENTER FOR FREE MARKET ENTERPRISE

CENTER FOR FREE MARKET ENTERPRISE

Malawi

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ABOUT

The mission of Center for Free Market Enterprise is to originate and promote policy proposals at all levels of the government, media, and business community of Malawi, based on the principles of a free economy and a tolerant society.

Major programs for this organization include: Liberty & Entrepreneurship Lectures; Business and Price Determination Trainings; Entrepreneurship Nights; Ease of Doing Business Campaign

IN THE NEWS

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS IN MALAWI PITCH INNOVATIVE NEW IDEAS

A doctor presents her new mobile app, which will help medical professionals better assess the condition of newborn babies. A college student proposes an image capture system to prevent bus overcrowding. Local entrepreneurs are in the best position to understand the challenges that the people around them face, and the Center for...

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TOP TEN MOMENTS OF #LIBERTYFORUM2016

Every year Liberty Forum inspires and rejuvenates the individuals in the worldwide freedom movement, and this past weekend was more inspirational than ever. More than anything, there was a palpable connectedness among our partners, our supporters, and various friends and family members. With 58 countries represented, Liberty For...

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FREE SOCIETY INITIATIVE SPREADS IDEAS OF LIBERTY IN MALAWI

One of the biggest impediments to a free society is a lack of knowledge about the ideas of liberty and the benefits they provide when allowed to flourish. In its ongoing efforts to educate young people about liberty, the Center for Free Market Enterprise (CFME), an Atlas Network partner in Malawi, has spearheaded a project calle...

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GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES KILL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN MALAWI

Giving things to people in need can seem at first glance like an obviously good way to help. It’s not that simple, though, argues Peter Yakobe, executive director of Malawi-based Atlas Network partner Center for Free Market Enterprise, in a recent commentary. When government largesse becomes a way of life, the perverse incentive...

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LIBERTY TRAINING IN TANZANIA EDUCATES NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS

Lasting social change happens first and foremost outside the realm of electoral politics, and within the prevailing intellectual climate of civil society, so it’s important to foster the ideas of liberty in younger generations before they become society’s decision-makers. The Uhuru Initiative for Policy & Education (UIPE), an At...

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CULTIVATING NEXT GENERATION OF ASIAN, AFRICAN POLICY LEADERS IN INDIA

Making an impact in public policy requires learning rigorous research methods and best practices in publishing policy papers. At the recent CPPR-Atlas Policy School 2015, participants spent 14 days of intensive training in which they were challenged to develop their research agenda, conduct field research, draft policy papers, a...

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TRAINING MALAWI PRISONERS IN MARKETS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP

People who have served time in prison, whether justly or not, can have an extraordinarily difficult time assimilating into society upon their release. Employment opportunities tend to be scarce for former convicts, and time spent behind bars is time that often can’t be devoted to developing new skills and entrepreneurial ideas t...

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