Aurora Station

Hand over money, get a free T-shirt, and play your part in the space...

By HAL WILLIAMS WANT an investment that will send your cash into orbit? Get your wallet out and start the count-down — there’s no time...

Rural areas, too long seen as poverty traps, key to economic growth in developing...

But sweeping transformations needed to unlock their potential to help feed and employ a younger, more crowded planet - new report 9 October 2017, Rome -...

UNCTAD: Investment – In Need of Direction

The global financial crisis has impacted heavily on trade: annual trade expansion over the past three years has averaged a tepid 3% annually, compared...
Myanmar Fisherman

Myanmar and World Bank Sign Agreement for Budget Support to Accelerate Economic Changes Needed...

NAY PYI TAW, 18 August 2017 —   The Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the World Bank today signed a US$200 million credit for...

ICC & WTO Launch Small Business Champions Initiative

A joint effort to facilitate participation by smaller companies in international trade was launched today by the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO),...
Solar Panel

New Tool Maps the Potential for Solar Energy in the Pacific

APIA, Samoa, July 31, 2017 –A new tool facilitated by the World Bank will enable Pacific Island countries to map areas for solar power generation...

New World Bank Group Facility to Enable more than $1 billion for Women Entrepreneurship

HAMBURG, Germany, July, 2017—On the occasion of the G20 leaders’ summit, the World Bank Group today announced the creation of an innovative new facility...

The desolation of a South American giant

VENEZUELAN social media is a curious thing. There are few pictures of parents proudly showing off their kids, or people buzzing with their hazy...

ZICA ASSIS (Founder, Beliza Natural): A real rags to riches tale

AS a child in the seventies, Zica Assis and her family had nothing. They lived, like thousands of others in the run-down favelas of...

SANGU DELLE (CEO Golden Palm Investments): Entrepreneurial capitalism with a conscience

LIKE many successful businessmen, Sangu Delle’s career as a relentless money spinner began in the school playground. Unlike his contemporaries, for whom a pop-up...