Tontine, an economic vector of solidarity and entrepreneurship

African tontines: a phenomenon as widespread in Africa as it is unknown in Europe 9 December 2006: Neighbourhood tontine in Niamakoro, Bamako, Mali Jeanne Semin, L’argent, la famille, les amies: ethnographie contemporaine des tontines africaines en contexte migratoire. To fully understand the importance of tontines, it is necessary to start from one observation: in...

Launch of the World Development Report 2017

The World Bank Group and AFD are pleased to invite you to the global launch of the World Development Report 2017. Why are carefully designed and relevant public policies not more often adopted or implemented? When they are, why do they so often fail to produce development outcomes such as security, growth and equity?...

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