Economic development and employment

We advise on economic policy and work with our partners to develop solutions for private sector promotion, and local, poverty-oriented financial systems to give everyone an opportunity to share the benefits of economic growth.

Improving knowledge
Many young people in Central America are unemployed. At the same time, companies can’t find the skilled workers they need. An initiative brings the two sides together. Four views on a success story from Costa Rica.
Startups: Debu Odulana
Founder Debu Odulana on the lack of facilities for doctors in Nigeria and the online platform “Doctoora”
Startups: Edmond Nonie
CEO Edmond Nonie about the initial idea behind “Track Your Build”, an enterprise for progress benchmarking of construction work
Startups: Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu
CEO Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu about the Tony Elumelu Foundation supporting young entrepreneurs
Startups: Tunji Eleso
Tunji Eleso on the idea behind Co-Creation Hub and the future of this platform promoting African startups
“Supporting promising startups”
GIZ head of “Make-IT in Africa” programme Jan Schwaab talks us through technology entrepreneurship in West Africa

Economic development and employment

Economic development and employment