May 19, 2020 | World Bank Blogs
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented global demand for medical masks, gloves and gowns to protect frontline health workers. This crisis presents an opportunity for apparel manufacturers in Africa. IFC's Mary-Jean Moyo and Tania Lozansky explore what it takes to realize this opportunity.
March 24, 2020 | Medium
As robotic machinery becomes more affordable, the industry players around the world are being urged to prepare strategies that will protect jobs and cushion against economic disruptions. Read what IFC's Sabine Hertveldt has to say about this.
January 8, 2020 | Medium
IFC Global Manager for Manufacturing Sabine Schlorke asks "How do we revolutionize an industry as ubiquitous as plastics?"
September 20, 2019 | Medium
IFC Senior Private Sector Specialist Sumit Manchanda discusses Bangladesh's changing garment industry.
July 22, 2019 | Medium
IFC Global Manager for Manufacturing Sabine Schlorke explains the importance of manufacturing in creating opportunities and growth in emerging economies.