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A Ticket to Recovery: Reinventing Africa’s Tourism Industry

May 25, 2021

A Ticket to Recovery: Reinventing Africa’s Tourism Industry

Capturing domestic and regional markets will help Africa’s tourism sector recover

In India, “Normal doesn’t exist”

May 19, 2021

In India, “Normal doesn’t exist”

Manuela de Souza finds hope in the “kindness and ingenuity” of Indian entrepreneurs who are building back even as COVID-19 wreaks havoc across the country.

Tales of my Mexico City Neighborhood

May 19, 2021

Tales of my Mexico City Neighborhood

From his apartment in La Roma, Mauricio González Lara surveys the impact of the pandemic on a wide variety of businesses in his neighborhood—and on his own family.

Anxious in Australia and Papua New Guinea

May 19, 2021

Anxious in Australia and Papua New Guinea

As the number of COVID-19 cases rises in the region, Sydney-based Karlis Salna takes stock of the mood of small business owners in Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Serbia’s Vaccine Rollout Offers Hope

May 19, 2021

Serbia’s Vaccine Rollout Offers Hope

Serbia may be a small country, but the impact of COVID-19 has affected firms in drastically different ways. Ivan Mišković checks in with a florist, a barber, a tax consultant, and a logistics operator.

Local Pharma Companies Place Wellness within Reach

May 10, 2021

Local Pharma Companies Place Wellness within Reach

Pharmaceutical manufacturers in emerging markets offer local consumers affordable, accessible generic medicines and health-care products tailored to their needs

生き残り、さらなる発展に必要な資金へのアクセス

Apr 30, 2021

生き残り、さらなる発展に必要な資金へのアクセス

世界銀行とIFCは、2015年にファクタリングに関する法整備でペルー政府を支援したのに続き、地域の資本市場育成を目指す共同資本市場プログラム(J-CAP)を通じてファクタリング・ファンドに出資し、新型コロナ危機下で打撃を受けたペルーの中小企業の喫緊の資金ニーズを支えつつ、資金流動性を高めるファクタリング市場の拡大を支援しています。これにより、一般的な銀行融資を受けられないペルーの多くの中小企業は迅速な資金調達と代金回収にかかる手間と時間の大幅削減が可能となりました。

Helping Africa Secure Essential Medical Equipment

Apr 22, 2021

Helping Africa Secure Essential Medical Equipment

The Africa Medical Equipment Facility will help African countries strengthen their response to the COVID-19 pandemic and build resilient health systems.

Money to Survive, Money to Thrive

Apr 19, 2021

Money to Survive, Money to Thrive

An innovative IFC program in Peru brings urgently needed cash to small businesses.

Egypt’s Health Tech Start-ups Poised to Meet Surging Demand

Apr 14, 2021

Egypt’s Health Tech Start-ups Poised to Meet Surging Demand

Experts say they’re at the forefront of a potential decade-long buildup in health care in the country.