Public and private banks can literally make or break an energy project when deciding what to finance. Sadly, though, most of the bank policy announcements we have seen this year amount to little more than window-dressing.
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Unpredictable and extreme rainfall patterns caused by climate change make the management of water in reservoirs very challenging.
Of some 60 tonnes plastic waste generated every day in Ho Chi Minh City, only 10 per cent of them recycled.
There is no shortcut to a sustainable and inclusive PPP program. If the government goes headlong, it could face political backlash.
She said that since the dredging began, many children have dropped out of school to help families, as it’s much harder to make a living from fishing.
The interest rates offered by China are twice as much as other lenders, while the lending conditions are less preferential.
Despite no official record, some believed the number of kidnapped and unregistered workers could be up to 200,000.
“About 70 percent of households in Myanmar get electricity from either the national grid or other sources outside the grid for only around 2 hours per day,” expert.
Becoming a regional investment could only be realized if Myanmar manages to address major challenges businesses are facing in the nation, a banking expert has warned.
Governments are advised not to try to increase GDP at all costs while neglecting sustainable development says economist.