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 |

No country can truly prosper without sustained investments in its people. Recognizing this challenge, Morocco is giving increasing priority to early childhood development

Isabelle Poupaert |

         Before the conflict began in Yemen in 2015, 10-year-old Raheeb Al Kamali used to play football in a playground with his friends every afternoon in the AlTawahi District of Aden. Cristiano…

Tahir Akbar, Adnan Awan |

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 Credit: Patrick Fadous, NVSP Communications Officer Jean, a Christian Catholic, Graziella, a Christian Orthodox, Ali, a Muslim Shiite, Roukaya, a Muslim Sunni, and Ashraf, a Druze, met for…

Rene Leon Solano, Jumana Alaref |

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 |

The traditional route of industrialization for developing countries may no longer be available for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This should not be a source of regret, as the…

Ferid Belhaj, Rabah Arezki |