The flow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Africa has shifted over the past decade, as new sources of investment have emerged and new sectors have expanded.

Christine Zhenwei Qiang, Peter Kusek, Victor Steenbergen, Brody Viney |

The region is the world’s second largest contributor of solid waste —334 million tons annually-- and is also on track to be the fastest growing contributor to plastic pollution over the next two…

Hartwig Schafer, Cecile Fruman |

As Malaysia prepares for high-income nationhood, enhancing productivity and innovation has become key to Malaysia’s economic future.

Smita Kuriakose |

The Government of Sri Lanka has embarked on a highly anticipated digital transformation journey to help the general public and businesses fill and submit relevant information and documents…

Junko Narimatsu, Aneesa Mendis, Jagath Seneviratna |

On this World Information Society Day, Georgia has embarked on an important journey to bring more of its citizens online. The Government’s Open Net program, which seeks to connect about 1,000…

Siddhartha Raja, Himmat Singh Sandhu |

Helping debtors anticipate financial distress: Could Emerging and Developing economies borrow from the French and the U.S. toolbox?

Andrés F. Martínez, Jean Pierre Brun, Chiara Lunetti |

Kazakhstan needs to work hard to boost its productivity to reach its ambition of high-income status by 2050, and to join the ranks of the 30 most developed countries.

Mariana Iootty, Martin Melecky |

Foreign investors cautiously see brighter skies ahead after pandemic shock

Caroline Freund, Abhishek Saurav, Peter Kusek |

COVID-19 had underscored how fragmented Sri Lanka’s domestic supply chains were—particularly those related to agricultural products—leading to inefficiencies throughout the logistics sector.

Winnie Wang |