While the World Bank’s resources for low-income countries have never been greater, they still pale in comparison with these countries’ needs. Governments always need to make hard choices between…

Arnaud Braud, Vincent Launay |

Against a milieu of changing PPP enabling environments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), a public-private partnership (PPP) forum took place last month in Dubai focusing on anchoring…

David Baxter |

Recently, I published a book about infrastructure public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the most challenging developing countries—a private sector perspective on what is required to bring…

Patricia Sulser |

Photo: shplendid | Flickr Creative Commons Talk of trade tariffs and heightened geopolitical tensions are dominating news headlines recently. As developed economies consider escalating…

Mark Moseley |

Photo: Free-Photos / Pixabay Creative Commons In order for investors to see the potential in developing long-term attractive infrastructure assets, projects must be well prepared. The lack of such…

Catherine Workman |

Also available in  العربية | Français Two years in the making, last week the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDBG) and the World Bank Group officially launched the landmark report Mobilizing…

Amadou Thierno Diallo, Mohammad Hedi Mejai |

Photo: CIFOR | Flickr Creative Commons  Africa is a continent rich in natural resources and boasts a large young, ambitious, and entrepreneurial-minded population. Harnessed properly, these…

Fida Rana, Chidi Izuwah |

Photo: DFID | Flickr Creative Commons Health is one of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, it is not feasible for any country, rich or poor, to provide its entire…

Cynthia Olotch |

Photo: Direct Relief, Flicker Creative Commons The Kenyan government launched its national long-term development plan, Vision 2030,  in 2008 with the aim of transforming Kenya into a newly-…

Monish Patolawala |

The largest Public-Private Partnership deal in Central America was recently highlighted at one of the world’s most prestigious universities during the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT…

Bernardo Weaver |