Blog posts on "new technology"
Investment in renewable energy around the world is entering a new phase that will require governments and the private sector to re-think the way they develop projects.
Tax and economic incentives for renewable energy and alternative fuel projects were once seen as key to attracting private investors to a country’s green energy plans. Increasingly, these subsidies – which can be revoked by governments as quickly as they were granted – are seen as risky and unpredictable if not rolled out carefully.
While only 19% of urban dwellers lack access to adequate toilets, a daunting 50% face the same problem in rural areas.
Enabling new digital financial services models requires an open-minded approach to innovation, with sufficient certainty over the legal framework.
To address today’s development challenges, we need courage and innovation from young, inexperienced experts.