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Investors Forecast Bright Future for Mini-Grids in Africa

Jun 10, 2020

Investors Forecast Bright Future for Mini-Grids in Africa

International organizations explore different approaches to remove barriers that could spur more private investment.

Modernizing a Mountain of Waste in Belgrade

Jun 10, 2020

Modernizing a Mountain of Waste in Belgrade

Improving Europe’s largest unmanaged dumpsite pays off for investors and citizens, as country begins to return to growth.

One of Europe’s Largest Landfills Gets a Makeover

May 18, 2020

One of Europe’s Largest Landfills Gets a Makeover

A landfill in Belgrade, Serbia, is being transformed into a modern model for waste management.

Peru Takes the Fight Against COVID-19 Online

Apr 16, 2020

Peru Takes the Fight Against COVID-19 Online

A website originally designed to advise municipal authorities in Peru has taken on an unexpected role—as an information hub in confronting the coronavirus pandemic.

A Cable Car Named Development

Mar 10, 2020

A Cable Car Named Development

An aerial cableway in one of Bogotá’s poorest areas has slashed travel times. But this is just one of its benefits in a community in search of pride.

An Aerial Tramway Yields Benefits on the Ground

Mar 10, 2020

An Aerial Tramway Yields Benefits on the Ground

TransMiCable, an aerial tramway in Bogotá’s poorest neighborhood, is improving the lives of residents in a variety of ways—including an increased sense of safety, appreciation of local history, greater accessibility, and job opportunities.

Generating Solar Power—and Self-Reliance—in the West Bank

Feb 12, 2020

Generating Solar Power—and Self-Reliance—in the West Bank

Rooftop solar arrays on nearly 500 schools will help the West Bank address crippling electricity shortages.

Reviving a Waterway Creates a New Freight Market for India

Jan 22, 2020

Reviving a Waterway Creates a New Freight Market for India

An IFC-supported PPP promotes regional economic growth and introduces opportunities for private investment.

El Salvador Powers Up to Become More Competitive

Jan 15, 2020

El Salvador Powers Up to Become More Competitive

Clean, efficient power generation will help steady the nation’s electrical supply, boost business prospects, and offer greater resilience.

Cleaner, Cheaper Power Fuels a Better Future for Solomon Islanders

Dec 16, 2019

Cleaner, Cheaper Power Fuels a Better Future for Solomon Islanders

A pioneering hydropower PPP signals opportunities for investment in the South Pacific island nation.