Also available in: Français Brainstorming session at the Bamako Policy Hackathon. Photo: World Bank What would happen if you put all the relevant players for the entrepreneurial ecosystem —...

Alexandre Laure, Jon Stever |

Also available in: Français Entrepreneurs participating in the e-Takara competition to address specific challenges expressed by Nigerien public administrations. Credit: Niger Digital “The training...

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

This page in: Français Group picture outside SankoréLabs “The empowerment of young people and women lies at the heart of our organization, ” declares Fatouma Harber — human rights activist,...

Alexandre Laure, Niamh O'Sullivan |

Also available in: Français Left to Right: Thomas Gajan, Chief Innovation Officer at CFAO, Sendy CEO Meshack Alloys, Teliman CTO Abdoulaye Maiga, and Teliman CEO Etienne Audeoud Like many African...

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

Also available in: Français The Malian diaspora counts between four and six million people, many of whom have benefited from a good education and rich experiences, that could help develop high-...

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

Also available in: Français   Dynamic entrepreneurs supported by the North-South incubator Bond’Innov. Photo Credit: Bond’Innov Across francophone Africa, incubators are emerging rapidly to...

Alexandre Laure, Simon Duchatelet |

Also available in: Français Youth trained with The Next Economy methodology. © Cesar Gbedema/Impact Hub Bamako Last month, Impact Hub Bamako celebrated its first birthday. The first of its kind in...

Alexandre Laure |

Also available in: Français In a first for Africa’s Sahel region, entrepreneurs from Senegal to Chad assembled in Niamey, Niger, for the SahelInnov Expo last month to showcase their businesses and...

Alexandre Laure |

A technology bootcamp in Medellín, Colombia. © Corporación Ruta N Medellín/World Bank The fourth industrial revolution is disrupting business models and transforming employment. It is estimated...

Victor Mulas |

Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) impressive growth over the past decade or so has been matched by its equally impressive showing on the World Bank Group's "Doing Business" index. In 2012...

Aref Adamali, David Bridgman |