A New Middle East: Investing Where it Matters Most

Author(s): 
Elissa McCarter
Organization/Affiliation(s): 
Global Communities (CHF)
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
2012

How do we redefine investment in the Middle East? Political and and social changes in MENA offer a multitude of opportunities to address economic disparity and lack of opportunity, but those change must begin with investing in youth, to grow and create jobs for future generations. Moreover, creating enabling political, legal, and business environments will better address youth needs and increase financing. Following these suggestions, argues CHF, will create more opportunities for the entire population. 

 

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Topic: 
Financial Inclusion
Regions: 
Middle East & North Africa
Tags: 
Conflict Area
Entrepreneurship
Financial Capability
Governance & Policy
Market Development
Microfinance
SME finance
Urban Development
Women
Youth