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Connecting Microentreprises in Rwanda

May 16, 2016
Women weave traditional baskets at Kigali based small business that employees both Hutu and Tutsi women for whom working together has brough reconciliation. (Photo credit: Shaul Schwarz/Getty Images)

Against the backdrop of the World Economic Forum meeting in Kigali last week, the Center announced a plan to commit up to $1 million over the next three years to advance economic growth and financial inclusion in Rwanda. Rwanda has …

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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015

January 16, 2015
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5 Key Takeaways for African Growth

June 10, 2015
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The World Economic Forum’s Regional Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa brought together more than 1,200 participants from 75 countries to look ahead to the African continent’s future. It’s a future that looks brighter than at any time in recent memory—but it …

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Glimmers of a new economic future at WEF MENA 2015

May 28, 2015
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Regional leaders advance ideas to unleash private sector dynamism It is time for a new push, engaging all sectors, to create inclusive growth” began King Abdullah II of Jordan, opening the World Economic Forum held this weekend. It was an …

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Understand the Big Picture of Development at WEF MENA 2015

May 21, 2015
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Decision-makers at WEF MENA are working for change against the backdrop of a historic transition between development models As regional and world leaders meet in Jordan on the Dead Sea for the three-day World Economic Forum Middle East and North …

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Inclusive Growth Matters

April 25, 2014
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Income inequality is considered one of the top five global risks in the World Economic Forum (“WEF”) annual Global Risks report. Structurally high unemployment and severe income disparity were described as potentially systemic in nature, ‘causing breakdowns of entire systems.’ …

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