World Bank President Jim Yong Kim with Rwanda President Paul Kagame. The World Bank Group will be supporting Rwanda in its efforts to boost private sector-led growth to create jobs and reduce dependence on aid. Photo by: Dominic Chavez / World Bank / CC BY-NC-ND


Rwanda has been generally seen as a development success, having been able to turn around its economic and political situation in just two decades. During the period, the country was able to rise above its tumultuous past — 100-day genocide in 1994 — and achieve peace and stability.

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In her role as editor for business insight, Aimee creates and manages multimedia content and cutting-edge analysis for executives in international development. As the manager of Development Insider, Devex's flagship publication for executive members, she is constantly on the lookout for the latest news, trends and policies that influence the business of development.

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