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Women’s Entrepreneurship: How to Measure the gap between new female and male entrepreneurs

  This paper analyzes data on female and male entrepreneurship that were collected by the World Bank Group’s Entrepreneurship Database. Recognizing the importance of a differentiated approach to entrepreneurship in terms of legal entities, the data on female and male business owners are collected at the level of limited liability companies and sole proprietorships.  …

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2017 Anzisha Media Prize Release

Anzisha Prize honors journalists, radio personalities and TV broadcasters from across Africa with the Anzisha Media Prize. Recognizing the immense potential for media partners to inspire, the Anzisha Prize invests to find and celebrate young journalists, radio and television broadcasters across Africa who share the stories of youth entrepreneurship. Our top nominees were sponsored to…

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Africa Must be Nourished by Africans

Chickens are a key player in African Development. In his passionately delivered acceptance speech, Ibrahima Ben-Aziz Konate, 2017 Anzisha Grand Prize Winner opened with these words: “Africa must be nourished by Africans”.  This statement reflects the philosophy and belief that led to him founding Poultry D’or, a poultry business in Cote d’Ivoire that offers same…

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