The Results-Based Operation for Local Bridge Construction and Road Asset Management Project (LRAMP) aims to improve connectivity and reduce the cost of travel for ethnic minorities by building bridges in the rural remote areas they call home. Incorporating local ethnic minority cultural elements in the technical design honors the indigenous culture, enhances the ownership of […]
A Principal Industry Specialist with IFC’s Climate Business Department who also works closely with the Global Power Group, Whittaker has joined forces with World Bank colleagues to assist emerging market governments assess their offshore wind potential and to develop a pipeline of bankable projects.
In Mongolia, IFC, BHP Foundation, and Unread Media hosted a “Water and Mining” Data Hackathon. 12 teams of tech savvy youth competed in developing innovative solutions to use natural resource data sets to address water issues. The winning project, “Miners” designed a water allocation decision-making model and developed an educational game to increase stakeholder knowledge.
TAI Weekly | Transparency and Accountability Initiative (TAI) teamed up with IFC’s Disclosure to Development program and Global Integrity to assess gaps and challenges in the publication and use of royalties data in Colombia, and to surface potential solutions to tackle them.
The $570.2 million project, which includes grants and some $350 million in private sector investment, will build 10,000 energy-efficient homes in 20 new environmentally friendly districts with good services, green spaces, and access to shops and jobs. Out of 10,000 homes, 1,500 will be social housing, 5,500 will be affordable housing, and the remaining 3,000 […]