Investment Climate

Policy, legal, and institutional reforms intended to improve the functioning of markets, reduce transaction costs and risks associated with doing business. Addressing the legal, regulatory, administrative and institutional barriers that hinder a competitive investment climate is key to supporting business growth and investment decisions. Cowater International works with governments to remove red tape, reduce the costs of doing business and increase economic competitiveness. Through supporting increased business activity, jobs are created and safeguarded, and sustainable economic growth can be achieved.

Related Projects

  • Pacific Value Chain Analysis - As part of its support to foster competitiveness and economic development in the Pacific, the World Bank is developing new analytics on value chains to better understand how countries in […]
  • Implementation of IPPC’s ePhyto Solution in Madagascar - This project assisted the Malagasy Plant Protection Organization (Direction de la Protection des Végétaux or DPV) to digitalize the process of issuing phytosanitary certificates and the process of receiving and […]
  • Expert Deployment Mechanism for Trade & Development (EDM) - EDM was designed to maximize inclusive economic growth in developing countries that have trade and investment agreements with Canada. The project is providing targeted technical assistance to recipient countries through […]

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