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The closest look yet at Chinese economic engagement in Africa

The closest look yet at Chinese economic engagement in Africa

Published: June 30, 2017
By Kartik Jayaram, Omid Kassiri, and Irene Yuan Sun
Accelerating Women's Economic Empowerment

Accelerating Women's Economic Empowerment

Published: June 30, 2017
Providing equal access to financial services, helping give women more power over income and assets like land and technology
Turning the Climate Tide by 2020

Turning the Climate Tide by 2020

Published: June 30, 2017
The world needs high-speed climate action for an immediate bending-down of the global greenhouse-gas emissions curve, leading experts caution.
Financing for manufacturing: financing conditions in sub-Saharan Africa

Financing for manufacturing: financing conditions in sub-Saharan Africa

Published: June 29, 2017
Research reports and studies June 2017 Phyllis Papadavid
Mobilising private financing for manufacturing in sub-Saharan Africa

Mobilising private financing for manufacturing in sub-Saharan Africa

Published: June 29, 2017
Research reports and studies June 2017 Judith Tyson
World Bank at DRC Mining Week:

World Bank at DRC Mining Week: "pre-competitive geoscience knowledge essential to attract investor interest"

Published: June 09, 2017
Thousands to gather for mining conference and expo in Lubumbashi in June
World Economic Forum to Support 22 Countries and EU in Doubling Investment in Clean Energy R&D by 2021

World Economic Forum to Support 22 Countries and EU in Doubling Investment in Clean Energy R&D by 2021

Published: June 08, 2017
22 countries and the European Union, to accelerate global clean energy innovation to address climate change