Tag: iWorkers

What Colombia-based Rappi can learn from Chinese logistics providers in response to COVID-19

  As of last weekend, Colombia had 210 confirmed cases of coronavirus, 88 of which were in Bogotá and...

iWorkers: How large is the African market for digital commerce?

Africa’s largest e-commerce platform, Jumia, was listed on the New York Stock Exchange on 12 April 2019 at a...

iWorkers: Will digital technology reward ‘under-rewarded efforts’?

Santiago Levy is the former Minister of Social Development in Mexico and more recently IDB’s chief economist. In 2018,...

iWorkers: How digital changes the nature of informality in Africa

The defining characteristic of most work in Africa is its informality: according to the ILO, 85% is done in...

Digital pathways to inclusive growth: BFA Global’s next generation of work in livelihoods

By David Porteous, Amolo Ng’weno and Ashirul Amin The new economy presents opportunities and risks for digital workers Our...

Webinar: Creating Better Futures for the 5 Million Young Gig Workers in Ghana

Webinar Summary BFA Global research shows that the rise of digital commerce has changed the nature of work and...

The iWorker Project – Country Diagnostic Report: Ghana

iWorkers are a new category of workers – people whose livelihoods are enabled by digital commerce platforms where they...

Digital Commerce and Youth Employment in Africa

Digital commerce, or e-commerce, is impacting employment opportunities in Africa by reshaping the nature of work through gig platforms,...