The World Bank is on a mission to increase awareness and interest in economic development. Part of this will be a new free online course that will teach participants about financing for development in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals. Their last course was a huge success with nearly 32,000 people registered to … More Are MOOC’s The Key to Inspiring an Interest In Sustainable Development?
At present cities in sub-Saharan Africa are among the most expensive in the world for businesses and will stay closed off to the world unless policymakers reform urban land markets and invest in infrastructure according to the World Bank. Economies in sub-Saharan Africa are struggling to keep pace with their rapidly growing populations, the … More The World Bank Calls On African Leaders to Implement Policy and Investment Reforms
This week DfID launched its new ‘Economic development strategy – prosperity, poverty and meeting global challenges’. The heavy focus on trade, job creation and the expansion of local industry in developing countries was unsurprising given Secretary of State Priti Patel’s statements since her appointment. It nevertheless underscores the strength of her Department’s commitment in following … More DfID’s New Strategy Champions Aid for Trade