The pandemic has hit Ethiopia's women entrepreneurs particularly hard. To help them weather the crisis, the World Bank is piloting a new app that will streamline and optimize small business…

Fawah Ngeniform Akwo, Salman Alibhai, Sharmista Appaya, Rachel Coleman |

Also available in: Français  Photo: Arne Hoel/World Bank There’s no question that agriculture is critical to Africa’s biggest development goals. It is fundamental for poverty reduction, economic…

Simeon Ehui |

Photo: SkyPics Studio/Shutterstock Data on the sharing economy (Uber, Airbnb and so on) are scarce, but a recent study estimates that the revenue growth of these platforms has been dramatic. In…

Hernan Winkler |