We are witnesses to the surge of tech startup ecosystems in cities around the world, in both developed and developing countries. In my previous blog post, I showed this trend and the studies that...

Victor Mulas |

The United Nations has declared 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in recognition of the contributions this group of countries has made to the world, and to...

Ivan Rossignol |

Karibu Mombasa! With those words, the World Bank Group’s network on Financial and Private Sector Development (FPD) this week kicked off a major knowledge and learning conference on development in...

Qursum Qasim |

Pick any country in the developing world. Say, Pakistan. Where are the women entrepreneurs in Pakistan? They start and manage digital-content creation firms serving international clients. They are...

Qursum Qasim |

Increased hurricane activity and rising sea levels are well-known effects of climate change, and they prompt solemn head-shaking when we read about them in reports. But in the Caribbean they are...

Herbert Samuel, Jonathan Coony |