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Bridging the digital divide to scale up the Covid-19 recovery

Digitalisation has in the past few years enabled developing countries in particular to leapfrog on financial inclusion. Countries like Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda and Tanzania have made great advances in connecting their citizens to financial systems by leveraging on mobile phone technology.As the world has grappled with the Covid-19 pandemic, with...

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Services sector vital to Covid-19 economic recovery

A strong and better economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic requires governments to make the services sector a key element in their policy mix.Services play a key role in increasing productivity, efficiency and effectiveness in the whole economy.Globally, services represent two-thirds of economic output, more than half of the world's...

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