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 |

Pixabay | Clker-Free-Vector-Images How much money do I need to buy a house? It’s a simple question, but fraught with variables. Where’s the house? In New York City or Tegucigalpa? Is the…

Julie Rozenberg, Marianne Fay |

The problem of too many infrastructure investment proposals for too few funds keeps so many policymakers up at night that it would take a whole series of blogs to discuss the range of tools that…

Iuliia Zemlytska |

The celebration of Earth Day this week should cause us to pause and consider the state of our planet. What weighs heavily on our minds is the degradation of West Africa’s coasts; they are…

Elikia Abraham, Melissa Landesz |

In Mozambique’s three largest cities (Maputo, Beira, and Nampula), informal businesses—those operating outside formal licensing and registration procedures—outnumber formal firms by a factor of 9…

Filip Jolevski, Gemechu Ayana Aga |

When cyclones strike: massive flooding is a major threat to lives and property in low-lying coastal areas As one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa and the entire Southern…

Susmita Dasgupta, Brian Blankespoor |

[[tweetable]]Strategic and sustained PPP multi-stakeholder engagement and outreach are critical for effective buy-in, collaboration and successful project implementation.[[/tweetable]]   Many of…

Jeffrey Ghannam, Andrew Jones |

The global economy is constantly exposed to disruptive technologies. Take the example of telecommunications: it was not long ago that everything revolved around landlines. Households would go to…

Sebastian Kriticos |