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First Person: Online Business Strategies Mark New Era in Brazzaville

May 27, 2020

First Person: Online Business Strategies Mark New Era in Brazzaville

As expats closely watch developments in the Republic of the Congo, some entrepreneurs refine their marketing strategies.

Digital Marketplace Keeps Indonesian Farmers in Business

May 26, 2020

Digital Marketplace Keeps Indonesian Farmers in Business

An agricultural e-commerce platform offers solutions to social distancing mandates in a COVID-19 era.

During COVID-19 Crisis, Three Banks Work to Soften Impact on Customers

May 13, 2020

During COVID-19 Crisis, Three Banks Work to Soften Impact on Customers

In Eastern Europe and Central Asia, three banks introduce creative measures – including credit holidays – to help customers and communities through a difficult period.

Why Latin America Needs the Private Sector More Than Ever

Apr 29, 2020

Why Latin America Needs the Private Sector More Than Ever

To curb economic damage, Latin America should embrace private sector partnerships.

Uncertainty, Fear, and Coronavirus: The New Reality for Africa’s Entrepreneurs

Apr 17, 2020

Uncertainty, Fear, and Coronavirus: The New Reality for Africa’s Entrepreneurs

“This is just a completely new animal,” says Ada Osakwe, the founder of Nigeria’s Agrolay Ventures and Nuli Juice, says. “Things are changing every second.”

Ebola-era Lessons for the Private Sector

Mar 31, 2020

Ebola-era Lessons for the Private Sector

L’économiste d’Oxford Stefan Dercon estime que les leçons tirées de la crise sanitaire de 2014 - en particulier l’importance de la collecte de données - peuvent guider la réponse du secteur privé au COVID-19.

Lessons Learned from Ebola: Thoughts from the Field

Mar 31, 2020

Lessons Learned from Ebola: Thoughts from the Field

In three West African countries, the Ebola crisis raised fears of a lost decade or more. But the reaction in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone helped protect people and lessened the economic fallout.

In Senegal, Adapting Business to Support the Fight

Mar 31, 2020

In Senegal, Adapting Business to Support the Fight

Free-of-charge bus ads, delivery of hygiene products, access to health professionals: Three Senegalese start-ups adjust to COVID-19.

Helping Small Businesses Navigate through COVID-19

Mar 31, 2020

Helping Small Businesses Navigate through COVID-19

Financial technology, digital platforms, and new partnerships can support smaller enterprises—often the hardest hit in times of crisis.

New Financing Tools Empower Turkey’s Women Entrepreneurs

Mar 19, 2020

New Financing Tools Empower Turkey’s Women Entrepreneurs

Gender bond offers owners of small businesses opportunities to find financing—and equal economic footing.