A vibrant private sector is a powerful driver of jobs and can underpin sustainable economic growth, fueling innovation and poverty reduction.
In countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence, the private sector plays a critical role in providing jobs and income. Inclusive and sustainable economic growth can also help heal…
Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.
Chocolate is becoming more and more of a luxury item for most consumers. However, the situation among producers in Côte d'Ivoire is vastly different.
A new report focuses on how Southeast Asia can overcome the still very significant barriers to the expansion of its digital economy.
informal surveys Laos
In March 2019, the World Bank and several other development organizations launched “Stand For Her Land, ” a global advocacy campaign that aims to realize women’s equal access to land and…
[[tweetable]]Economic progress in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) has greatly contributed to the global reduction of extreme poverty. The more prosperous countries in the region – China, Thailand, and…
A class of 4 year olds and their teacher say namaste in rural Nepal.
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