It is urgent that subnational governments accelerate basic, sustainable infrastructure in cities. But how? The Global Infrastructure Facility works to support scalable project preparation,…

Rob Pilkington, Marianna Buchalla Pacca |

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 |

[[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 |

Shutterstock | Rawpixel.com Don’t we all receive unsolicited advice pretty regularly? This is advice we just didn’t ask for—how we should dress, what we should eat, all the way to fundamental life…

Deblina Saha, Junglim Hahm |

Photo: Courtesy of Safe Water Network​World Water Day is always a good time to take stock of where we are in achieving the water-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Most PPPs relate to…

Patrick Moriarty |

“If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old,”—good advice from innovation and management guru Peter F. Drucker. This approach was key to a PPP we coordinated in one of the…

Malak Draz, Muneer Ferozie |

Pexels | rawpixels.com Bloggers write to share unique insights. They may want to simply share knowledge, push an issue forward, establish thought leadership, and in some cases drive business.…

Cara Santos Pianesi |

Gaza is one of the most fragile places in the world. Its 2 million people have lived under a blockade since 2007. Crammed within an area of only 365 square kilometers—about the size of…

Layali H. Abdeen, Julie Aurelie Carles |