This is the story of the Dakar Port, and how Senegal got a world-class container terminal thanks to the investments of Dubai Port World. It's also the story of Standard Chartered Bank and MIGA, the risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group, which worked together to finance this big-ticket infrastructure project. Today, the regional economy is benefiting, and any company that imports or exports is learning that "time is money."
MiGA’s mission is to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity by promoting foreign direct investment into developing countries. It is a member of the World Bank Group.
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Directed, shot, written, and edited by Steve Dorst of Dorst MediaWorks, a video production company based in Washington, D.C.: www.dorstmediaworks.com