Even with the best will in the world, national PPP programs have trouble focusing on local government PPPs, partly because the national structure is too busy delivering national PPPs—and their key…

Jeff Delmon |

Blog by World Bank Group Infrastructure Finance, PPPs and Guarantees director Jordan Schwartz and World Bank Group Senior Director, Gender, Caren Grown on a new primer, the first to address gender…

Jordan Z. Schwartz, Caren Grown |

Photo Credit: United Nations Development of infrastructure services is often a central feature for rebuilding fragile and conflict affected states (FCSs). One of the reasons is that infrastructure…

Mark Jamison |

As stakeholders from around the world gather at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, to agree on a New Urban Agenda, one of the important questions that remains unanswered is why we continue to see…

Kate Owens |

Image courtesy of history-map.com The PPP territory spans the globe, and the debate over its effectiveness as a financing tool to achieve development goals reaches equally far and wide. ​Most…

Fernanda Ruiz Nunez |

During this week’s Financing for Development conference— sponsored by the United Nations in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — ongoing discussions have focused on how private sector finance and expertise can…

Clive Harris |

The release of the joint statement “From Billions to Trillions: Transforming Development Finance” at our Spring Meetings is one of the most satisfying moments during my two-year tenure as Managing…

Bertrand Badré |