what can half a century of microeconomics 2 most exciting nations trade with each other - Consider Japan 1960s ; Consider Bangladesh 2010

London Saint James Nov 2010 debrief "Consider Bangladesh" with

Boardroom of The Economist

Yunus July 2011 Japan tour

Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Renault-Nissan, one of the leading car manufacturers globally, who would also very much like to contribute to social business.


The NEC headquarter where a meeting with executives from various ICT companies took place.


met with Mr. Sadoshima, the Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Executive Leaders Breakfast with many executives from various IT and ICT companies in Japan.

the House of Representatives, the lower house in Japan. The chairman Mr. Yokomichi

lunch meeting with representatives from NTT Data

Dr. Jimi, the Minister of the Financial Services Agency. -a vibrant discussion took place about the great potential of social business to support the Tokuko area, which was severely devastated by the earthquake and the tsunami on March 11, 2011.

meeting with Taro Aso, who was Japan’s Prime Minister in 2008/2009 and is currently the chairman of the Japan-Bangladesh Parliamentary League

reception with the Mayor of Fukuoka city, the President and Vice-President of Kyushu University, and many participants not only from Japan, but also from countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Germany, Vietnam

The first day of the forum started with a keynote speech by Prof. Yunus, followed by a very interesting panel discussion with Mr. Yanai (CEO of Fast Retailing / Uniqlo), Mr.Odaira (CEO of Yukiguni Maitake), Mr. Jersale (President of Veolia Water Japan), Mr. Zarifi (General Director of Danone Japan), as well as Prof. Hoshino and Prof. Okada from Kyushu University

Public Symposium with a keynote speech by Prof. Yunus, and a panel discussion with Mr. Sotoo (La Sagrada familia sculptor), Mr. Takimoto (Director of Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry) and Mr. Verdier (Director PlaNet Finance Japan).

The Mayor of Fukuoka City and Prof. Yunus jointly signed a declaration that Fukuoka will officially become a Social Business City and Prof. Yasuura (Vice President of Kyushu University) announced the launch of the Yunus & Shiiki Social Business Research Centre, the first of its kind globally.

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MOU Signing Ceremony between BRAC and JICA

27 July 2011, Dhaka. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between BRAC and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to facilitate collaboration in matters of common interest, including contributions to the economic and social development in Africa, Bangladesh and other regions and countries. The two parties agreed to establish the institutional cooperation framework necessary to achieve the partnership.

(In-front from-left)Muhammad Rumme Ali - Managing Director of BRAC, Mahbub Hossain - Executive Director of BRAC, Kenzo Oshima - Senior Vice President of JICA, Toda Takao - Country Director of JICA

The MoU was signed by, Mr. Kenzo Oshima, Senior Vice President, JICA during his visit to Bangladesh and Dr. Mahbub Hossain, Executive Director, BRAC Group.  JICA's country director Toda Takao and Managing Director of BRAC Enterprise Mohammad (Rumee) Ali were also present.

BRAC is a forerunner in promoting agriculture sector in many countries in Africa. They have the experience of community access and capacity building of agricultural programs in Africa which is derived from the experience from their work in Bangladesh in the same sector.  On the other hand, JICA, having recognized the increasing importance of rice production in Africa, launched the Coalition for African Rice Development (CARD) initiative at Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) IV held in May 2008, in Yokohama, Japan. During the course of discussions, both BRAC and JICA shared common interests in exploring the possibilities of partnerships in promotion of agriculture and rural development in Africa, in particular through the promotion of CARD.

BRAC’s Social Enterprises have evolved to support its core programmes. They enable BRAC to attain its vision and mission statements by sustaining the development interventions and creating job opportunities- thereby contributing to poverty alleviation. JICA supports promoting private sector development that enhances economic and social activities in developing regions of the world, including through its Private Sector Investment Finance. In this common interests, JICA and BRAC are interested in establishment of a Social Development Fund for supporting social enterprise and social business in any country where JICA and BRAC share interests.

Under this MoU, the parties may have the privilege of exchanging opportunities for staff in terms of knowledge and experience through various opportunities.

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Which World Class Projects urgently need pro-youth investors?

About Pro-Youth economics at Norman Macrae Foundation online library of norman macrae - The Economist's Unacknowledged Giant -videos 1 2 -fansweb  NMFoundation- youth projects - include yunuschoolusa


fullest press reports  Grameen Brand Partnership Architecture

exponential impact advisory: the social business youth networks inspired by muhammad yunus -without which millennium goal actions networks would be way behind are worth far more than any individual parts according to Norman Macrae Foundation  trilliondollaraudit methodology and charter notespace

Beyond the extraordinary investment of the members bank at Grameen, and the approximate third share its members foundation holds in grameenphone, here is our Unofficial League Table of Most Impactful Social Business Investments around yunus - last update 1 dec 2012

! Grameen Solar

Grameen Mobile Nursing nets and college

3 Portfolio of investments linkedin by Japan

4 Portfolio of youth-led networking inventions in US educationsystem  tertiar and secondary - transparency note NM Foundation has minor donation/loan interest

5 Investments in Grameen as collaboration brand linked in out of paris- the origin of global social business partnership funds

6 OpenTech investments of Grameen Intel


-------- while not controlled by yunus we see wholeplanetfoundation microcredit investment table and conscious capitalsm movements and hugely important to advancing pro-youth economicsmission of friends of youth and yunus


email chris.macrae@yahoo.co.ukif you have questions or recommendations of entries that should be in this league table

-please read notes about what pro-youth economists mean by superapps being most impactful

Nov 2011 Europe's last super summits?- G20 3-4 Cannes; SB ac 9 gen 10-12 vienna; MC near madrid 14-17  European Union Nov 18 

click pic to download journal of pro-youth economics sampled by post to 3000 leaders chosen by Yunus

papers world microcreditsummit 2011


2010s Global Village Economics Races- will youthand societies win the race to:

  • bankabillion people directly on mobile phones - if so 10 times lower transactional costs can change every assumption of economics
  • Good News Media- even before Rupert Murdoch's expose filmakers like Will Wenders showed there is notimefelt to empower youth with joyful world service media
  • Will first 10000 entrepreneurial rural telecentres be owned mutually for poorest in communities or by Bill Gates- how does this depend on whether giving circles of billanthropists use microeconomic or macroeconomics's opposite valuation metrics?


SB Stockmarkets:

  • A) banking & financial services
  • B) green including energy and food and water
  • C) goodwill media, tech and edu
  • D) health

Next Pro-Youth & Ynuus Deadlines

18 Januray 2013 Alabama

30 January 2013 Tokyo

rsvp chris.macrae@yahoo.co.ukto share news of these and other key youth and yunus events




India 2011 Law on Microcredit


BBC and Murdoch 

Call for microcreditsummit to launch SB stockmarket of banks

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