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GEM Kenya

The lateset newsletter from the IFC's Gender and Entrepreneurship Markets group reports that Kenya could gain between 2.0 to 3.5 percentage points of GDP growth per year by addressing gender inequalities.

Serious beach reading

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If the latest John Grisham just doesn’t cut it, here are a couple of recommended new books for those interested in corporate responsibility and business growth in the developing world.

Costa Rica wins big with Intel

Intel's investment and presence have had an overwhelmingly positive impact on Costa Rica, generating both direct and multiplier effects on the country's economy, industry, educational institutions and business culture. Intel's requirements served as an important motive for the country to immediately upgrade its infrastructure and enhance the investment climate to the benefit of all investors. The process of attracting Intel to Costa Rica helped shape the country's investment promotion strategy.