Videos

Mobile Innovation

The Mobile Innovation Program supports growth-oriented mobile apps businesses in emerging and frontier markets

Kopo Kopo is a startup that identifies early adopters in mobile payment in Kenya and helps...

A female-run startup in Dakar has created the most popular event guide to Senegal's capital....

Trendy jewelry made in African slums goes international: A Kenyan Startup company has used...

The team of entrepreneurs behind Aftarobot, a mobile phone app, has set out to revolutionize...

Kenya's high crime rate has led to a surge in security companies. An estimated 500,000...

A mobile app helps Zambian citizens to shape their new constitution.

Women in Senegal traditionally have few chances to acquire computer or programming skills. A...

infoDev, a global program of the World Bank Group, supports "mLabs" that enable...

In Kenya, only 50% of girls finish high school, and only 10% of women attend university....

In Kenya, 65% of students drop out of school after primary school. Text books are expensive,...

Supported by infoDev's mLab ECA (Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, Central Asia), Microforester...

Climate Technology

Innovators in developing nations are devising bold new answers to climate change. At our Climate Innovation Centers, we help clean-tech entrepreneurs launch companies, create jobs, and provide their communities with cleaner energy, water, food and air, while using fewer resources.

An enterprising business has been recycling blood from a Maasai slaughterhouse to create...

A Kenyan entrepreneur has adapted Hydroponics, a technique that allows to grow plants without...

The Kenya Climate Innovation Center (CIC) provides holistic, country-driven supportto...

Agribusiness Entrepreneurship

Many developing nations export raw produce, only to buy it back once processed abroad. Our Agribusiness Innovation Program was designed to bolster the green growth of the competitive agro-processing sector, harnessing countries’ comparative advantage in agriculture by turning raw materials into market-ready innovative products.

All green, all natural, all exotic: A small Senegalese company extracts new flavors from...

This video was produced as support material for infoDev's Agribusiness Incubation Good...

This video was produced as support material for infoDev's Agribusiness Incubation Good...

Women's Entrepreneurship

Though often faced with financial and cultural barriers, female entrepreneurs reinvest in their communities, drive growth, and inspire girls to chase their own dreams. Our initiatives are helping women entrepreneurs across the globe change the face of development from the ground up.

A female-run startup in Dakar has created the most popular event guide to Senegal's capital....

Trendy jewelry made in African slums goes international: A Kenyan Startup company has used...

Kenya's high crime rate has led to a surge in security companies. An estimated 500,000...

Women in Senegal traditionally have few chances to acquire computer or programming skills. A...

In Kenya, only 50% of girls finish high school, and only 10% of women attend university....