In the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, the government of Rwanda established measures to address the impact of war and move toward national reconciliation. A decade of World Bank support for the demobilization and reintegration of Rwanda’s ex-combatants has enabled former combatants to overcome their fears and the communities’ mistrust in a bid to rejoin civilian life.
The World Bank and the Alibaba Group have been conducting joint research to examine how China has harnessed digital technologies to contribute to growth and expand employment opportunities through e-commerce development. This is what early findings show.
“By 2050, nearly half of all the world’s youth will live in Africa. And another 40 percent in Asia. Will their education systems prepare the next generation to mitigate and adapt to the changing climate?”