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Sunday, December 6, 2020

towards cases composing an sdg curriculum

please help us with goal by goal lessons 

 goal 17 partners youth triangularuses private public partnership pop 2.0 - preferential option poor includes priortising how can each leap in tech apply to poorest going post-colonial-

 the first 185 years of glasgow uni's man and machines (first engineer james watt, first ethical economic mapping adam smith) ended in 2 world wars- the age of empires had failed to exclude eg access to electricity bgrids to over three quarters including continental asians majority of humans, and the south; 

the birth of the united nations san francisco opera house 1945- 5 extraordinary technologies mainly innovated by americans before 1960 -three tech advances closely connected with hungarian american john von neumann- father of programable computer, rapid development in communications media - tv satellite telecoms, space: nuclear- plus deming's transformation of the quality of being an engineering worker plus borlaug's leaps in village food security without which probably a billion would have starved over a billion asians mothers empowered their sons and daughter development beyond poverty aid needed changing from top down government bureaucratics to direct skills/cash transfers and wherever possible microfranchising village businesses with positive cashflow-- 

- economist survey rural keynesianism reports solutions shared by villagers in bangladesh and south china-- the 50 year curriculum of this 2020-1970 is most simply benchmarked round the solutions catalogue of fazle abed - so we try to comment on his solutions linked to the very poorest as well as others solutions

million-killer events -extreme poverty where life expectancy is in the 40s not the sixties or more
fazle abed experienced four and half events that were killing a million people each i his homeland during the 1970s
1 cyclone 1970 - probably the most concentrated cyclone on human record that killed a million people all around him in a week or so
2war of independence and displacement of peoples along religious lines 1971
3 famine 1974's was the biggest the region had seen
4 up to a third of children dying before the age of 5 - either due to diarrhea or not having enough nutrition during the first 100 days
4.5 many times more mothers dying of childbirth than other countries

if your places average life expectancy has not reached at least the 60s -due to these or other reasons you observe - then resilient community building to change this comes first - it connects all 6 goals together with disaster preparedness which in places without access to electricity requires urgent word of mouth networking as well as cultural/skills preparedness

jim kim whose life has been dedicated to health of the poorest until his 6 year stint at the world bank has made it very clear- national economic growth plans are not worth the paper they are written on if any of these basic human development structures are not in place- in other words health safe societies generate strong economies not vice versa

what brac did from year 2 of the new nation of bangladesh was identify health and nutrition including rehdration solutions that every rural family needed to apply- the capacity of community health turned out to be smething only vilagemothers could offer requiring both adult education programs eg every mother knowing how to rehydrate an infant with fever caused by diaarthea,  and wherever possible microfranchising positove cashflo family business- rice and other local agricultural solutions. a village para health franchise where mothers could make a living from 10 most hasin solutions of infant/maternal health

you can see that all of goals 2 hunger 3 health 4 education 5 changing the culture valuing womens productivity as much as men, 6 sanitation need skilled solutions and to build these finance designed for the poorest village women of bangladesh and asia needed invention of its own banking and bottom up grant systems


goal 1 poverty
the total system of allocating credit/money needs transformation wherever the extreme poverty of the type illustrated above occurs; there is a back from the future element to this- when new technologies eg solar as a leap beyond historic electricity grids, mobile as a leap beyond wired telecoms landed on mother earth, partnerships designing poorest applications needed to be prioritised; becausse sir fazle abed had risen in his twenties and early thirties to be regional ceo of royal dutch shell oil company he was always questioning timing for such possibilities though as we can see the first half of his 50 years of empowering rural womens networks brac 1072-1976 literally connected person to person training and support systems

while listing of goal solutions makes sense chronologically for goal 2-6, it may help every financier to see they have sustainability lessons to connect with abed's knowledge to describe the back from the future financial system abed had built by his death in 2019

partners of bkash brac's digital cash for the unbanked system early 200s to 2019 - bill gates has clarified he sees this as emerging as the most populous system serving over a billion unbanked

ultra a grant and apprentice system for the very poorest before they use financial services - started in bangladesh international partnership have extended to 8 countries and the overall method won the nobel economics proze 2019
 rural microfiance plus- the village circle system started by brac in the late1970s as soon as tens of thousands of mothers were operating village microfranchises- almost all of which had through fazle abed innovations redesigned the whole value chain of a market to value the productivity as well as empowerment of village mothers
from late 1990s city bank- funding small enterprises in cities from savings of daughters and sons who as second generation had moved from village o city
various forms of merchant banking for the poor not the least remittances- up to a third of bangladesh's income comes from diaspora remittances- brac international hq in netherlands seeks to help design the lowest cost remittance to village system as well as intercae development partners which has turned brag into the lathest ngo partnership in the world

 has long been anticipated as a transformational opportunity beyond any traps that paper money inadvertently or deliberately spun
latest un update sept 2020 - over 4 years digital task force has consulted wizards from 30 nations such as melinda gates and jack ma - all sorts of ai finance ideas are being piloted including sme stockmarket in one african country; its commonly agreed that the most scaleable solution for up to a billion unbanked is www.bkash.com connecting partners of fazle abed; however each digital market offices an opportunity to design digital cash for poorest - see eg jack ma's connection of finance to ecommerce; others are racing over deep data in markets such as health, agriculture, media of those whose demographics/lives matter had been included- all of these leap fowards are connected with universal accessibility of last phones only imaginable recently

village smartphones began bagladesh with grant from soros and mit tech wizards the quadir family - african cell phones for the oor took a lead with eg mpesa; all of this learning curve was integraed by bkash

during abed's first 25 years of empowering poorest village phones there were no electo=ricity grids let alone smart phones- so he developed microfinance wherever a replicabke village microfranchise could be developed -listed in other goals- as well as direc training grant process for the ultra poor