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Social enterprises in the Global North and South

In this video, Professor Fergus Lyon from Middlesex University discusses the unique challenges facing social enterprises in the Global South.

Social enterprises, as organisations that integrate economic and social value, have a strong global presence.

In this video, Professor Fergus Lyon from Middlesex University gives his opinion about the differences between social enterprises in the Global North and South based on the extensive work he has conducted about the topic in Europe, Africa and Asia.

What differences did you expect? Can you identify other differences between social enterprises in the Global North and South?

Note: We are aware of some of the limitations of using the terms ‘Global North’ and ‘Global South’. However, we consider the concepts important for the discussion.

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