Rikweda, an Afghan fruit processing company in the Kabul Province is well on its way to restoring Afghanistan as a raisin exporting powerhouse—a status the country held until the 1970s when it…

Hartwig Schafer |

في أقل من أسبوعين فقط، سيجتمع نحو 1000 شخص في واشنطن العاصمة من أجل منتدى البنك الدولي حول الهشاشة لعام 2018. سيحتشد واضعو السياسات من البلدان النامية والمتقدمة، وممارسون من وكالات الإغاثة…

فرانك بوسكيه |

تلاميذ بإحدى المدارس في جمهورية أفريقيا الوسطى © بيير هولتز/اليونيسف في اجتماع عقد مؤخرا بين مجموعة السبع زائد (e) للدول الهشة في نيروبي، سلط بيانفيني إيرفي كوفونغبو الضوء على الوقت الذي أمضاه في…

Anne-Lise Klausen |

Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) impressive growth over the past decade or so has been matched by its equally impressive showing on the World Bank Group's "Doing Business" index. In 2012…

Aref Adamali, David Bridgman |

Private sector development (PSD) plays a crucial role in post-conflict economic development and poverty alleviation. Fragile states, however, face major challenges, such as difficult access to…

Steve Utterwulghe |

Philippines: World Bank Reaffirms Commitment for Inclusive Growth in Bangsamoro World Bank Vice President for East Asia & Pacific Axel van Trotsenburg ensures support for overall peace and…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Available in: Español | عربي Noranna busy at work: A true-blooded Moro, she is among the many witnesses to the struggle around her. As a child, she saw how conflict affected the lives of the…

Hana Kabagani |

Earlier today, the World Bank released its annual Doing Business report, which tracks business regulation reforms and ranks emerging economies on the “ease of doing business.”

James I Davison |

BusinessWeek reports that an annual study by one of Europe's top business schools indicates that Asian economies are overtaking the U.S. and Northern Europe to become the most competitive in…

Claudia Gabarain |