Frontier & Emerging Markets

Frontier & Emerging Markets

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),...
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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 Project to Give Impetus to India’s Skill’s Agenda – to provide...

The World Bank will support the Government of India’s efforts to better equip its young workforce with employable skills so that youth who enter...
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The Big Fail: South Sudan

Where did it all go wrong? Designed as place where new business could survive and prosper, South Sudan’s devastating collapse into corruption has driven away...

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 big win

Business Vision’s Naomi Majid takes a look at successful corporate governance in South Africa to determine why it’s working, and if it can be...

The bottle of Hastings

The driving force behind the success of Netflix. IF Reed Hastings didn’t have a healthy fear of the uncompromising wrath of his wife, he might...

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...

The King and III

As Johannesburg’s Stock Exchange awaits the next incarnation of its ground-breaking code of corporate governance, Business Vision’s NAOMI MAJID examines the legacy of the...