Profiles of women reformers making it easier to do business around the world

Caroline Freund, Valerie Marechal, Iva Ilieva Hamel |

In recognition of International Women’s Day, we highlight the accomplishments of five leaders who have delivered much needed regulatory reforms benefiting entrepreneurs.

Caroline Freund, Valerie Marechal, Iva Ilieva Hamel |

Brazil's new anti-dumping framework better accounts for competition effects and trade interests and is expected to boost competition pressure and boost the overall country’s competitiveness...

Mariana Iootty, Guilherme De Aguiar Falco |

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 |

It is estimated that every day Nairobi generates 3, 000 tons of waste; 12% is plastic. At the same time, the demand for new houses is growing at a rate of 600 per day. Innovative climate...

Justine White, Lisanne Heemskerk, Marjolijn Wilmink |

Pitch competition at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Johannesburg. Photo Credit: World Bank In the decade since mobile money first sparked international interest in African innovation,...

Ganesh Rasagam, Mutoni Karasanyi |

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Cecile Fruman, Louise Twining-Ward |

“What can we do today to prepare students for the labor force in 20 years?” the director general of Israel’s Ministry of Finance, Shai Babad, asked. At an Annual Meetings event last Friday, Babad...

Mutoni Karasanyi |

Helen Mwangi and her solar-powered water pump in Kenya © infoDev/World Bank Managers of initiatives that support innovative entrepreneurs have a choice to spread their resources (and luck) among...

Jean-Louis Racine |

Israel has one of the most admired innovation systems in the world. With the highest Research & Development (R&D) spending and venture capital investment as a percentage of GDP, the...

Anabel Gonzalez, Ganesh Rasagam |