It was recorded by the Spanish conquistadors, and triggered famines that have been linked to China’s 1901 Boxer Rebellion and even the French revolution. Named by Peruvian fishermen because of its…

Francis Ghesquiere, Nicholas Jones |

As countries prepare to meet at the G20 summit in Turkey next week, global growth and infrastructure needs will be at the top of decision makers’ concerns. And rightly so: Infrastructure – roads,…

Robert Montgomery |

A medida que los países se preparan para reunirse en la cumbre del G-20 en Turquía la próxima semana, las necesidades de crecimiento y de infraestructura a nivel mundial serán una de las…

Robert Montgomery |

CIF is bringing attention to gender in climate investing in Tajikistan. Photo: CIF In the arid farming lands of the Pyanj River Basin of Tajikistan, women and children spend much of their days…

Mafalda Duarte |

The Metro Cable in Medellin has facilitated greater access to mobility, services, and opportunities through connecting poorer neighborhoods with facilities and services throughout the city. Joe…

Sangmoo Kim, Joe Qian |

The smog over Delhi. Photo credit: Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier / Creative Commons Urbanization provides the countries of South Asia with the opportunity to transform their economies to join the…

Mark Roberts, Urvashi Narain |

. World Bank Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa, Shanta Devarajan discusses potential economic scenarios for the region.

Shanta Devarajan |

. كبير خبراء منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا شانتا ديفراجان يناقش التصورات الإقتصادية المحتملة للمنطقة.

شانتا ديفاراجان |

In February 2012, I wrote a blog about the relevance to the Arab revolutions that had swept the region of  the UN’s then recently unveiled “Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future worth…

Omer Karasapan |

En février 2012, je soulignais dans un billet toute la pertinence pour les révolutions arabes qui ont balayé la région du rapport que les Nations Unies venaient de publier, intitulé « Pour l’…

Omer Karasapan |