Also available in: Français Brainstorming session at the Bamako Policy Hackathon. Photo: World Bank What would happen if you put all the relevant players for the entrepreneurial ecosystem —…

Alexandre Laure, Jon Stever |

When I asked a table of Nigerian bankers whether corporate debt to finance solar off-grid and mini grid companies would find favor in local capital markets, they literally laughed at the idea. No…

Jonathan Coony |

Market conduct supervisors in the financial sector have a tough job. And it’s getting tougher.   Their core work involves collecting data from disparate sources and undertaking complex analyses to…

Douglas Randall, Ligia Lopes |

When I arrived in Tunis almost a year ago, one of my colleagues at the World Bank office tried to explain to me how the rules in effect had made it impossible to export high-quality olive oil. I…

Antonius Verheijen |

Quand je suis arrivé à Tunis il y a presque un an, un de mes collègues au bureau de la Banque Mondiale a essayé de m’expliquer comment les règles en vigueur avaient rendu impossible d’exporter de…

Antonius Verheijen |

In November 2016, we published the “Practical Guide for Measuring Retail Payment Costs”, an innovative methodology that can be customized to country needs and circumstances, without losing the…

Holti Banka |

Pour entretenir la dynamique de ces réformes, il est essentiel de poursuivre le dialogue et les échanges entre pairs sur les bienfaits et les difficultés associés à la transparence budgétaire. Le…

Renaud Seligmann, Lida Bteddini |

مواصلة الحوار والنقاش بين النظراء حول المزايا والتحديات المحيطة بشفافية المالية العامة أمر أساسي لاستمرار الزخم في الإصلاح. لقد حان وقت العمل- ولدى العالم العربي الفرصة لكي ينتقل من التخلف عن…

Renaud Seligmann, ليدا بتديني |

Continuing the dialogue and peer-to-peer exchange on the benefits and challenges to fiscal transparency is essential to sustaining the momentum for reform. The time for action is now — the Arab…

Renaud Seligmann, Lida Bteddini |

I had the privilege recently to spend an unscheduled hour of discussion with a group of young Tunisians who were visiting our offices. As often, on these occasions it is hard not to get captured…

Antonius Verheijen |