The city of Ouarzazate in Morocco will host what will become one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Photo: CIF / World Bank The investment needs for low-carbon, climate-resilience…

Rachel Stern |

Paving a highway in Brazil. In 2014, Brazil's  infrastructure investment commitments ​drove an overall global increase. In March we released the update from the Private Participation in…

Clive Harris |

Cross posted from the Private Sector Development Blog In 2013, investment commitments to infrastructure projects with private participation declined by 24 percent from the previous year.  It…

Clive Harris |

In 2013, investment commitments to infrastructure projects with private participation declined by 24 percent from the previous year.  It should be welcome news that the first half of 2014 (H1)…

Clive Harris |

On a recent rainy Saturday in Istanbul, the mood was so gloomy that a roomful of macro-economists were at pains to admit that the sharp fall in the oil price since June 2014 would actually benefit…

Ulrich Bartsch |

  As the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and its stakeholders from the private sector, government,  the multilateral development banks, civil society and indigenous peoples’ groups gathered in…

Joumana Asso |