Publications

Green Growth and Human Capital Development in Africa

The report analyses how Human Capital Development can contribute to Africa’s transition to Green Growth within the framework of the Bank’s Ten- Year Strategy for 2013-2022. It examines the linkages between Green Growth and Human Capital Development, with a special focus on inclusiveness and access to opportunities. Moreover, it presents +

Paving the Way for ICT Growth through Business Incubation in Tanzania.

The Outcome Assessment was produced by the Center of Partnerships for Development (CAD) and commissioned by infoDev, a global partnership program with the World Bank. The report features an analysis of the outcomes of the Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi) in Tanzania, one of the projects under the Creating Sustainable Businesses +

Base of the Pyramid 3.0

Stuart L. Hart and Fernando Casado Cañeque have worked with members of the BoP Global Network to shake the tree, look objectively at what has happened since 2002, highlight why earlier applications of BoP havent worked and propose new objectives and ways of working to formulate more sustainable solutions.

Strategy and Competitiveness in Latin American Markets

This book aims to become a change maker for Latin America, explaining how the sustainability frontier can be expanded through disruptive innovation and propose alternative economic models, more inclusive and sustainable for the region. The book counts with globally recognized academics leaders on sustainability and Fernando Casado, CAD director, contributed +

Youth productive employment through entrepreneurship development in the Arab Region: State of the art of interventions in Egypt and Tunisia

The following paper by Philippe Jochaud, was published by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The report takes stock of present initiatives in Egypt and Tunisia that promote entrepreneurship for youth employment creation. Read the article Download PDF 

Outcome Assessment. Mobile Innovation Roadshow

This Outcome Assessment has been produced by the Centre of Partnerships for Development (CAD) and commissioned by infoDev, a global partnership program with the World Bank. The report features an analysis of the effects of the Mobile Innovation Roadshow, as a pilot project of infoDev’s Mobile Innovation Program. The Mobile +

Strengthening capacities for innovation through Agribusiness Incubation Training

This report analyzes the effects of the delivery of infoDev’s agribusiness incubation training program, as part of its Agribusiness Innovation Program (AIP), which has been provided to a total of 149 people of 25 countries from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. The analysis includes direct short-term effects on +

Do mLabs Make a Difference?

This report conducted by the CAD team is an assessment of the overall effects of infoDev’s mobile application labs (mLabs). mLabs are specialized mobile business incubation and acceleration facilities offering physical workspace, mentoring and coaching, devices for mobile application testing, training, and startup competitions. mLabs were designed as pilot projects +

Raising the Base of the Pyramid through Enterprise. Innovative Case Studies of BoP Ventures and Initiatives

The following report describes a series of sixteen (16) case studies implemented by the BoP Global Network Learning Labs (also known as Innovation Centers) from around the world. The case studies have been organized around five specific areas of focus and action: I – Enhancing Product Design II – Value +

Understanding the BoP from an Access to Opportunities

The focus of the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) has been centered almost exclusively in the economic limitations of low-income communities. The development of business initiatives in the Base of the Pyramid are fundamentally focused in this premise, and function to elaborate on diverse strategies to affront income limitation. Country/Region: Latin +