Topic : Infrastructure

  • dubai-virtual-city Forum Article

    Past visions of future cities

    My future city contains flying cars, shimmering architecture and vertical parks. Yours is probably different… more

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    How to repair healthcare after conflict

    Conflict continues to afflict the globe at a seemingly undiminished rate. The world’s attention is… more

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    How to fix America’s bridges

    There are about 600,000 bridges in the United States, and about one in four is classifiedas functionally… more

  • A view of a partially dried-up pond at a village of Guangnan county Forum Article

    How to use nature to solve water shortages

    Each year, cities around the world spend $90 billion to build infrastructure that’s… more

  • Japan's Mt Fuji, covered with snow, is seen through Shinjuku skyscrapers in Tokyo Forum Article

    3 things Europe can learn from Japan

    The decision of the Bank of Japan end of October 2014 to significantly expand its asset-buying programme… more

  • Residents fish with nets on the banks of the Hai River in Tianjin's Binhai New Area, where the government is building its Yujiapu financial center Forum Article

    The future of China’s public sector

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s massive anti-corruption campaign has advanced a number of key… more

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    Why disaster risk management has to change

    The approval of a successor to the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) in Sendai, Japan, in March 2015… more

  • Labourers work at flyover undergoing construction in Hyderabad Forum Article

    How can developing countries afford to invest in infrastructure?

    To maintain current growth rates and meet demands for infrastructure, developing… more

  • smalldata Forum Article

    5 reasons we need to cut energy subsidies

    Half the world’s energy subsidies are in the Middle East and North Africa Region.  These… more

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    Why Europe needs to invest

    Following the publication of the International Monetary Fund’s latest World Economic Outlook… more

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    What caused the Eurozone crisis?

    There is a wide disagreement about the nature and cause of the Eurozone crisis… more

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    Why you need to understand procurement

    Public procurement is not among the most popular topics in development circles. However… more

  • A “made In U.S.A.” tag is pictured inside a canvas bag in San Diego, California Forum Article

    5 ways to boost US growth

    There was a time in the not-so-distant past when science fiction could make us look forward to a better… more

  • Traffic crosses over the new diagonal crossing at Oxford Circus in London Forum Article

    A new way to predict traffic flows

    A reliable way of predicting the flow of traffic could be a great convenience for commuters, as well as a… more

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    What Europe needs from France and Germany

    France and Germany, which together account for half of euro-area GDP, are rightly considered the… more

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    How the US can boost growth

    America, once again, will have a divided government, with the Democrats holding the White House, and the… more

  • Crew members of a ship loaded with containers filled with rubbish from Britain wait for its departure from the port of Santos Forum Article

    What are the weakest links in the global supply chain?

    Since 2009, the Supply Chain Resilience Survey report is a respected industry resource that considers… more

  • A customer withdraws 500 Estonian kroon from an ATM in Tallinn Forum Article

    3 lessons on financial inclusion

    Why is it that despite new technologies and widespread innovation, today's financial sector provides such… more