Interest in Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) is gaining momentum in Asia. Strong economic development and increasing urbanization have sharply increased demand for roads, bridges, and airports,…

Mark Moseley |

Photo Credit: DEMOSH via Flickr Creative Commons It turns out that airplane pilots and PPP practitioners now share a common training practice to sharpen their skills: simulation exercises. Kenya…

Samuel Baiya, Serah Njoroge |

Imagine you fall ill or have a serious accident. You survive, but to recover you need extensive medical care. The problem? You don’t have insurance and have to pay out of pocket. Your life savings…

Pranav Mohan |

Photo Credit: United Nations Development of infrastructure services is often a central feature for rebuilding fragile and conflict affected states (FCSs). One of the reasons is that infrastructure…

Mark Jamison |

Photo Credit: Pedro Ribeiro Simões via Flickr Creative Commons Should PPPs in the European Union be included in government deficit and debt figures? A new publication provides guidance for PPP…

Julia Kennedy |

One of the prevailing notions about PPPs is that upfront costs are wholly paid for by the private sector, allowing the public to spread their costs (whether as users or through taxes) throughout…

Jenny Chao |

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of…

Jenny Chao, Victoria Rigby Delmon |

President of Hungary János Áder (left), President of Mauritius Ameenah Gurib-Fakim (middle) and Guangzhe CHEN, Senior Director for World Bank Water Global Practice (left) hosting a press…

Guangzhe CHEN, Joel Kolker, Sophie Trémolet |

Photo Credit: eopath via Flickr Creative Commons No one in the municipal authority of Bhubaneswar, the capital of the Indian state of Odisha, was in the dark about its street lighting problem –…

Sumeet Shukla |

Hurricane Matthew destroyed an estimated 90% of homes in Haiti's Grande Anse department. Stronger public knowledge infrastructure can help better facilitate post-disaster recovery. (Photo: EU…

Luis Triveno, Klaus Deininger |