Tag Archives: infrastructure

FDI: What can the developing countries do differently?
By admin July 17, 2018

In the face of inadequate resources to finance infrastructure and long-term sustainable development in a significant number of the developing countries, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has assumed a prominent place as an integral part of an open and effective international economic system and a major catalyst for development. The World Bank defines FDI as a

Read More »
No Comments

China’s “One Belt, One Road” Initiative
By admin June 12, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently made a statement that the world should move towards an integrated global economy and away from protectionism. He emphasized the ‘One belt, One road’ initiative which uses billions of dollars of Chinese investment into building infrastructure along the Silk Road. Although many countries would benefit directly and indirectly from the

Read More »
No Comments

Is Infrastructure Development Slicing and Dicing our Ecosystem?
By admin December 19, 2016

“Road-building” might sound innocuous, like “house maintenance” – or even positive, conjuring images of promoting the foundation of economic growth. Many of us have been trained to think so.  But an unprecedented spate of road building is happening now, with around 25 million kilometers of new paved roads expected by 2050. And that’s causing many

Read More »
No Comments

The Bubble is Expanding: On-going Housing Frenzy taking China by Storm
By admin October 7, 2016

Currently, China is undergoing an unprecedented housing boom. After tanking in 2014, the housing market rebounded in 2015 and went into overdrive this year. Based on the information provided by China Index Academy, home prices in 100 major Chinese cities have risen for 17 consecutive months through September. Also, the private-sector think tank indicates that September’s

Read More »
No Comments

Why Africa needs to plug the connectivity gap
By admin July 29, 2016

The UN first classified the list of countries as the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in 1971 at the general assembly in effort to assist them with special measures for effectiveness and efficiency. In 2016, among the 48 LDCs, 34 of them are located in Sub-Saharan region of Africa. There are 54 sovereign nations in Africa

Read More »
No Comments

The Quiet Boom
By admin August 24, 2015

There’s a quite boom echoing across Arica, but nowhere is it louder than in the landlocked country of Ethiopia. The Ethiopian economy is quickly on track to swap its least developed status for a full-scale industrialized economy, with hopes to make it Africa’s leading manufacturer – certainly proving to be a 21st century model in

Read More »
No Comments

Client & Experience