The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a development strategy proposed by China to improve cooperation on a trans-continental scale. The range of projects and activities that will be part of the…

Michele Ruta, Alen Mulabdic, Siobhan Murray, Nadia Rocha, François de Soyres |

While discussion about Maximizing Finance for Development (MFD) is ramping up with governments and the international development community to seek innovative approaches to mobilize more private…

Fernanda Ruiz Nunez |

What do Bangladesh, Honduras, and Senegal have in common? They all have per capita Gross Net Income below $1, 165, allowing them to borrow from the World Bank’s International Development…

Deblina Saha |

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious effort to deepen regional cooperation and improve connectivity on a trans-continental scale. While the scope of the initiative is still taking…

Michele Ruta |

Photo: © Dana Smillie / World Bank When the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets in London this week, the stakes are high. The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) plans…

Dominik Englert |

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David Mariano |

Photo: User 377053 | Pixabay The Argentinian presidency of the G20 opens this month and will be marked by a focus on infrastructure investment. The G20 and Organisation for Economic Co-operation…

Sarah Tame, Frédéric Blanc-Brude |

Equality of opportunity is a popular policy objective around the world. It is deeply embodied in the American Dream and has resonated with politicians ranging from Margaret Thatcher to Nelson…

Daniel Mahler |

Photo Credit: Flickr user n8agrin Seven years ago I began working in the infrastructure field, and it has been truly remarkable to witness so much knowledge and so many incredible bright minds…

Christophe Dossarps |

Also available in: Español | Français | 中文 The modern tramway system in Rabat Salé, Morocco. Photo: LukaKikina/Shutterstock When it comes to climate change, the transport sector is both a victim…

Jose Luis Irigoyen, Shomik Mehndiratta |