Mexico City has increased investment in green infrastructure, but it will take attracting additional investments from the private sector to increase sustainability and improve services for people…

Diana Alarcón González |

Sunlight is the fastest-growing source of renewable energy that can be captured for large-scale power generation. In the past decade, solar photovoltaic (PV) technology and solar PV plants have…

Monyl Toga, Daniella Van Leggelo Padilla |

I witnessed how in a melding of the old and new, the World Bank is working with the Indonesian government to deliver better basic services through the convergence of three elements: the tradition…

Benoît Bosquet |

Indonesia has emerged as a force to be reckoned with, growing to be the fourth most populous country in the world and more than halving poverty from the turn of the century until today. However,…

Juul Pinxten, Steisianasari Mileiva |

New World Bank report titled “Time to ACT: Realizing Indonesia’s Urban Potential” explores Indonesia’s urbanization in terms of prosperity, inclusiveness, and livability. It introduces a new…

Frederico Gil Sander, Mark Roberts, Sailesh Tiwari |

In Indonesia, the current state of human capital—the knowledge, skills, and health that people accumulate throughout their lives—does indeed demand significant attention. Indonesia’s score on the…

Camilla Holmemo |

Even with the best will in the world, national PPP programs have trouble focusing on local government PPPs, partly because the national structure is too busy delivering national PPPs—and their key…

Jeff Delmon |

Protecting ASEAN’s impressive gains over the past two decades will require prioritizing investments in people – that is, human capital.

Victoria Kwakwa |

Participants from the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Romania, Uzbekistan, and Saudi Arabia visited Singapore to build knowledge, skills, and solutions to improve sustainable urban management.…

James Tay |