One billion people live in countries affected by conflict, as the world marks Int'l Day of Peace.
Speak OutOnline Chat with Bank Expert on Fragile States, Sept 25
Bank Group Lending Grows
With $38.2 billion, the World Bank Group increases support for developing countries by 11% in 2008.
Doing Business 2009
113 countries made 239 reforms to simplify business procedures, according to this year's report. Azerbaijan heads the list as the top reformer.
Can Islamic finance go micro to reach those with no access to bank services?
Sept. 10, 2008—The World Bank has approved a $7m grant for crop and livestock production in Somalia.
"When I first moved to Indonesia a year ago, I saw a dynamic nation on the move..."
Produce from Lake Malawi
80% of islanders grow vegetables; until 2 years ago this wasn't possible
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