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India: Not-for-profit vs. For-profit Ventures

Categories: South Asia, India, Development, Economics & Business, Labor

In India it is easier to find funding for a not-for-profit handicraft venture than for for-profit. And these funds are sometimes used to keep alive trades that are inefficient and thus give the artisans a false impression that demand actually exists for their produce. Pertinent Observations [1] finds the entire ecosystem disturbing.