When we talk about Sustainable Development, we may fall into a maze that we are too immersed with KPI or data. In fact, there are concrete aspects for sustainable development. It’s not something abstract, but in fact practical. An OnFrontiers-UNLEASH … Continue reading UNLEASH Insights: What Are the Important Aspects of Sustainable Development?
OnFrontiers spoke with Obath, an investment and energy expert, about what Tuesday’s vote could mean for the country and investors. Continue reading Expert Q&A: Kenyan Election Preview with Patrick Obath
Three Chief Resilience Officers share their thoughts about how the budget proposal could impact their work and how they would try to manage doing the same work with fewer resources. Continue reading Trump Budget Proposal Creates Uncertainty for Resilience Officers in US Cities
Decisions by local mayors to build resilience are having real impact and could be help propel global fulfillment of the Sendai Framework. Continue reading How Cities Are Helping Lead The World’s Disaster Risk Reduction Efforts
Natural disasters affect roughly 217 million people each year, and emerging markets are particularly vulnerable. To get ahead of these problems, the Sendai Framework creates alignment among state governments and the private sector, supporting their ability to work together to develop and implement a plan that reduces the loss of lives and livelihood when disaster strikes. Continue reading Preparing for Disaster: Partnering for the Future
Nigeria made news earlier this summer after officially beginning a recession, with GDP dropping 2.06% this year in response to plummeting oil prices, the U.S. Federal hike and China’s economic slowdown. The emerging nation has its hands full as businesses … Continue reading Not for the squeamish: Making a case for alternative private investments in Nigeria
OnFrontiers expert René Attoumbré’s return to the Ivory Coast is symbolic of the country’s comeback. Raised in the Ivory Coast, he moved to the United States and was educated there during the tumultuous years of civil war in his home country. After the political … Continue reading Ivorian Investor Heads Home as Post-Conflict Economy Opens
The continent of Africa is currently home to 1.2 billion people; the U.N. estimates that number will double to 2.4 billion by 2050. Cities like Nairobi and Lagos are already infamously crowded and overwhelmed by their current populations. Where will … Continue reading Overpopulation & Urban Development in sub-Saharan Africa
With just one month to go until the 2016 Summer Olympics kick off (5-21 August) in Rio de Janiero, the city is abuzz with anticipation. The lead-up to this year’s games – the first ever to take place in South … Continue reading Brazil 2016 Olympics: Economic boom or bust?