Tech startups and business angels are not what comes to mind when thinking of the Czech Republic (CR). Instead, this small central European country is known for its beer, scenic bridges crossing…

Anwar Aridi |

] As in most other regions, trucks reign supreme on freight transport across the Western Balkans, a region that encompasses six countries including: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR…

Romain Pison |

Digital technology dominates our everyday lives, and with each passing day, even more so. How can the global community benefit from the new digital era?   The World Bank’s World Development Report…

Toomas Hendrik Ilves |

​A tourist eyeing the gorgeous azure waters around Zanzibar, Tanzania, might think about taking a frolic in the waves, but for local fishers, the sea means business--the seafood business.

Alice Lloyd |

Il y a vingt-cinq ans, je vivais à Tanji, un village de pêcheurs situé sur la côte gambienne. Le village s’animait avant le lever du soleil, et en se levant tôt, on pouvait voir partir en mer les…

​Caroline Kende-Robb |

Mind the Gap: Gender Equality and Trade in Africa (Trailer) According to the World Bank report, "Women and Trade in Africa: Realizing the Potential", eliminating gender-specific barriers…

Maleele Choongo |

Editor's Note: "Notes From the Field" is an occasional feature where we let World Bank professionals conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain some of…

Kaori Niina, Miles McKenna |

En mai dernier, je me suis rendue au  Kenya, en Ouganda et en Tanzanie pour produire, aux côtés d’une équipe basée à Nairobi, un documentaire consacré à la question de la relation entre commerce…

Maura K. Leary |

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Maura K. Leary |

About "Notes From the Field": With this occasional feature, we let World Bank professionals who are conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain some of the…

Julia Oliver |