Mexico City has increased investment in green infrastructure, but it will take attracting additional investments from the private sector to increase sustainability and improve services for people…

Diana Alarcón González |

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 |

Supporting the municipalities in Gaza continues to be a critical task given the overall security and socio-economic situation in the Strip.

Chris Pablo, Dana Almubaied |

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 |

  By the end of 2016, the security situation in parts of central Yemen had improved—relatively speaking—in many rural areas of the governorate of Taiz, prompting a proportion of the more than 3.2…

Abdulelah Taqi |

The issue of child soldiers is a modern blight with a long historical pedigree. Once the norm, documented back to the classical world and prevalent till the 19th century, the phenomenon was…

Omer Karasapan |

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 |