We’ve already seen reports of Scottish scientists and researchers working to improve the health, economic circumstances of the poor, across the globe. With particular regard to India and Bangladesh, Scots are involved in helping to remove arsenic from water supplies, in improving agriculture and in reducing diabetes. See these:
Now, we see from news.gov.scot:
‘Specialist expertise from Scotland is to help grow and sustain new social enterprises in India, following collaboration between the two countries. Leading social enterprise development organisation, The Social Enterprise Academy, has launched its first base in India supported by the Scottish Government.’
Due to Scotland’s world-leading status in social enterprise creation, Edinburgh will host the Social Enterprise World Forum in 2018.