Topic : Infrastructure

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal’s coast Forum Article

    How to help Africa’s resource sector

    The recent acceleration in growth rates across much of sub-Saharan Africa may not be purely commodity-driven… more

  • Workers level the earth on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway construction project in Athi River Forum Article

    3 ways to improve Africa’s infrastructure

    Tremendous efforts are under way to upgrade sub-Saharan Africa’s infrastructure. But the needs on the… more

  • 140814-Thu-11am-photo bogota cycles bikes buses transport Forum Article

    Should we pay commuters to cycle?

    Australian governments heavily subsidise car, bus and train commuting, but not cycling. Yet a new… more

  • A Bozo fisherman casts his net from a pirogue in front of Saaya village in the Niger river inland delta Forum Article

    What one river tells us about conservation

    The southern fringes of the Sahara desert host rugged lands where mankind has thrived for more than a… more

  • Metro de Lima electric train travels on a bridge in the San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima Forum Article

    6 ways to fix transport

    Most metro systems around the world are unable to cover their operating… more

  • A man looks a screen outside a United Overseas Bank branch in Singapore’s financial district Forum Article

    How can the G20 remain relevant?

    The G20’s upcoming meeting in Brisbane, Australia, comes at a time when a precarious global economy… more

  • RTR3PNMC Forum Event

    How can cities better cope with storms?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • People look at the cooling towers of Doel’s nuclear plant in northern Belgium Forum Event

    How will we power the next energy revolution?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • A man talks on the phone as he surfs the internet on his laptop at a local coffee shop in downtown Shanghai Forum Event

    3 next steps for China’s mobile revolution

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • A worker harvests fresh produce from a tower at Sky Greens vertical farm in Singapore Forum Article

    Could vertical farms feed the world?

    The challenge of ensuring adequate, nutrient-rich food for an expanding global population is a daunting… more

  • RTR3MBIJ Forum Article

    Everyone has a stake in the future of the internet

    Those of us who participated in the NETmundial conference in Brazil last April were pleasantly surprised… more

  • A worker inspects solar panels at a solar farm in Dunhuang, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province Technology Pioneers Article

    14 tech predictions for our world in 2020

    We asked our 2015 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the… more

  • Forum Article

    Are we failing the world’s indigenous people?

    “Let us recognize and celebrate the valuable and distinctive identities of indigenous peoples around… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How bikes and buses helped Bogotá go green

    In Bogotá, traffic congestion became so severe that a simple commute could take hours and the… more

  • Forum Article

    Are we getting it wrong on inequality?

    Concern about economic inequality is in the air almost everywhere. The issue is not inequality between… more

  • Forum Article

    How Africa can achieve inclusive growth

    Euphoria abounds in much of Africa nowadays, and rightly so. Seven of the world’s 10 fastest-growi… more

  • Forum Article

    Three key challenges for the future of China’s cities

    China faces unprecedented economic, social and environmental challenges – and sizeable opportunities… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why raw materials are a dangerous distraction

    Poor countries export raw materials such as cocoa, iron ore, and raw diamonds. Rich countries export… more