The Malolos-Clark Railway Project spells hope for long-suffering Filipino commuters in Metro Manila and its suburbs. Expected to be ready in 2022, it could benefit 342,000 passengers per day and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 60,000 tonnes a year.
Antonio Savoia and Roberto RicciutiTania MasiKunal Sen –
With official development assistance under strain, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will require developing countries to rely increasingly on their own resources. To that end, they should implement strong institutional constraints on executive authority.
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As the world’s oceans remain under threat, Asian Development Bank's Ingrid van Wees discusses what wide ranging projects and innovative financing are needed to clean up the seas before it is too late.
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How can countries in the frontlines of climate change maximise their limited international and public finance as effectively as possible? Nisha Krishnan of World Resources Institute discusses.
According to the International Monetary Fund, the world’s public assets are worth at least twice global GDP. Instead of neglecting those assets, as most governments do today, countries should be using them to generate value, writes a former director at Sweden's Ministry of Industry.
Food production will suffer some of the most immediate and brutal effects of climate change, with some regions of the world suffering far more than others. How does global trade ensure that high-quality, nutritious food reaches those who need it most?