Formalising artisanal cobalt mining in the DRC: much work remains

As a critical component in batteries used for electric vehicles, demand for cobalt continues to surge. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has the world’s largest reserves of cobalt and […]

Covid-19 and poor microfinance clients

Microfinance, a ground-breaking idea for providing access to finance to the poor, was first introduced and developed in Bangladesh in the 1970s. Since then, it has spread all over the […]