The APMG PPP Certification Program enables participants to take their skills to the next level, and the Certified PPP Professional (CP3P) credential is a means to officially convey that expertise…

Abdul Nafi Sarwari |

Why the world’s cities are at risk – and what we can do to make them more resilient We may not know exactly what the world will look like in two decades, but we know this: it is going to be a…

Ivo Germann, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

For the first time in history, the proportion of people living in extreme poverty has fallen below 10%. The world has never been as ambitious about development as it is today. After adopting the…

Sri Mulyani Indrawati |

Afghanistan. Photo by Steve Utterwulghe. This latest blog post should start with a mea culpa. Indeed, my 2015 work plan for public-private dialogue (PPD) did start in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, not…

Steve Utterwulghe |

I have been working in both Afghanistan and the Palestinian Territories for several years now, supporting both upstream enabling activities and working on specific public-private partnership (PPP…

Andrew Jones |

The benefits of public spaces in the poorest parts of the world Source: World Bank Staff We often think of amenities such as quality streets, squares, waterfronts, public buildings, and other well…

Sangmoo Kim |

Let’s say we are both girls born on farms in remote villages at the foothills of mountains, but you were born at the foothills of the Himalayas and I, somewhere at the foothills of the Swiss Alps…

Luis Andres, Dan Biller, Matias Herrera Dappe, Ashma Basnyat |

Last week, I discussed the two very different South Asias and the need for regional cooperation to bring the lagging regions up to the standards of thriving regions. However, increased market…

Ejaz Ghani |