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 |

Imagine yourself in the last century, walking down one of the streets of a large Central Asian city. You are surrounded by architecture dominated by the Soviet style, with common building types…

Joaquin Toro |

Представьте себя в прошлом веке, идущим по улице большого центрально-азиатского города. Вас окружает архитектура, где доминирует советский стиль, и целые кварталы застроены одинаковыми типовыми…

Joaquin Toro |

. 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 |