Alors qu’il y a six mois à peine, la Banque mondiale inaugurait à Bali son Projet pour le capital humain, assorti d’un nouvel indice, la teneur des débats autour des investissements dans la santé…

Sanam Roder-DeWan, Francisca Ayodeji Akala, Jeremy Veillard, Tim Evans |

  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 |

Des femmes réalisent des travaux de couture à la main lors de l’Everest Fashion Fair Craft à Patan, au Népal. © Peter Kapuscinski/Banque mondiale [[tweetable]]Tout le monde parle de la technologie…

Kristalina Georgieva |

L'automatisation ou robotisation éveille notre imagination, mais simultanément notre inquiétude grandit quant au très grand nombre d’emplois qui seraient menacés de disparition rapide. Les…

Jim Yong Kim |

In Mozambique in 2003, it took an entrepreneur 168 days to start a business. Today, it takes only 19 days. That kind of transformation has major implications for ambitious men and women who are…

Cecile Fruman |

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 |

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 |