Reforming state-owned enterprises can be an extraordinarily complex activity but it is underpinned by a single clear goal.
State-owned enterprises, including power utilities, in many countries have collected a menagerie of assets unrelated to their core business. And they are selling cheap.
Central Asia is improving food safety measures to share with the world some of the more than 8000 plant species, as well as livestock, from the region.
In Central Asia, it once took up to 58 hours and $318 for a cargo truck to cross a border. Countries in the region are working together to streamline the process for goods and services to move across borders.
What makes an investment a climate change adaptation rather than a development project is not always a straightforward question.
100% urban electrification doesn’t necessarily deliver 24/7 power in some developing countries.
Spilling hydropower in one country can benefit a neighboring country that lacks power or is relying on diesel.