The White Nile in South Sudan. Photo by Steve Utterwulghe. As I was landing in Juba, the bustling capital of South Sudan, I couldn’t help but reminisce about my days working in Khartoum for the UN…

Steve Utterwulghe, Patrick Banya |

Light Rail Transit in Manila, the Philippines Credit: Ingmar Zahorsky/Flickr The Philippines has one of the best performing Public-Private Partnership (PPP) programs in Asia. According to the…

Jesse Ang |

Des villages les plus reculés du Bangladesh à des métropoles aussi vastes et trépidantes que Le Caire ou Istanbul, les PME sont la colonne vertébrale des économies locales dans l’ensemble du monde…

Bertrand Badré |

Tanto en los pueblos rurales más pequeños de Bangladesh como en los grandes y bulliciosos centros urbanos de El Cairo o Estambul, las pequeñas y medianas empresas (pymes) son vitales para las…

Bertrand Badré |

从孟加拉国农村地区最小的村庄到开罗或伊斯坦布尔等喧闹的大都市,中小企业是全世界伊斯兰社区的命脉,可使地方经济保持活力。 1997年,我主持召开了关于伊斯兰金融的专题研讨会。这使我首次对撬动伊斯兰金融资本助推中小企业成长的潜力产生了兴趣。近二十年后,我再次有幸在上个月伊斯坦布尔组织召开的“为中小企业撬动伊斯兰金融资本”研讨会上就该议题发表演讲。本次研讨会由世界银行集团、土耳其财政部、…

Bertrand Badré |

  من أصغر قرى بنغلادش إلى المركز الحضرية الضخمة المزدحمة كالقاهرة أو اسطنبول، تمثل الشركات الصغيرة والمتوسطة شريان الحياة للمجتمعات الإسلامية حول العالم حيث تجعل الاقتصاد المحلي مفعما بالحياة. بدأ…

Bertrand Badré |

From the smallest rural villages in Bangladesh to the large, bustling metropolitan centers of Cairo or Istanbul, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the lifeblood of Islamic communities around…

Bertrand Badré |

Strong trade connectivity can help disaster response and recovery by ensuring that humanitarian relief goods and services get to where they are needed when disaster strikes.  Trade policy measures…

Selina Jackson, Michael Roberts |

Ecosystem: A complex of living organisms, their physical environment, and all their interrelationships in a particular unit of space.Tourism: A social, cultural and economic phenomenon that…

Shaun Mann |

The role of policies that ensure and promote competition in the marketplace have moved to the forefront of economics and the development agenda. The Australian G20 presidency highlighted…

Anabel Gonzalez, Martha Martinez Licetti, Tanja Goodwin |