Photo: shplendid | Flickr Creative Commons Talk of trade tariffs and heightened geopolitical tensions are dominating news headlines recently. As developed economies consider escalating…

Mark Moseley |

Opening plenary of the Africa Carbon Forum Albert Einstein once said: “The only source of knowledge is experience.” For years I have wondered about this. Surely you can understand something…

Weijen Leow |

Photo: Raymond Ward | Flickr Creative Commons Sector reform is a familiar concept for anyone working in the energy sector, particularly in developing countries. Typically, reforms involve measures…

Teuta Kaçaniku |

Photo: Debbie Hildreth Pisarcik | Flickr Creative Commons Several years ago, after almost two decades at various investment banks, I joined the World Bank’s Financial Solutions team. I had always…

Sebnem Erol Madan |

Just two years ago, Ghana was experiencing unstable commodity prices and a deteriorating macroeconomic situation. Yet, through a unique combination of World Bank guarantees nearly $8 billion in…

Victoria Rigby Delmon, Jenny Chao |