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Financing African cities: What is the role of land value capture?

This week, December 10-14, marks the Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) week. This year’s conference is under the […]

$63 Trillion of World Debt in One Visualization

By Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist, $63 Trillion of World Debt in One Visualization If you add up all the money […]

Visualizing a Rapidly Changing Global Diet

By 2050, there will be two billion more mouths to feed than today. The increase in food supply required to […]

What people think of every country in the world, according to Google

No matter how open-minded you consider yourself to be, you will have some sort of preconception when it comes to other […]

These Plastic Bottles Full Of Water And Bleach Light Up Homes Without Electricity

In an effort to bring light to communities lacking electricity, one pioneering project is utilizing an unexpected tool: old plastic […]

Knox Group to Launch $325 Million Residential Property Priced in Bitcoin

(NEW YORK) – The Knox Group of Companies, with headquarters in the Isle of Man, announced late on Tuesday it […]

And the world’s laziest countries are …

Many Americans are downright lazy. And it’s making us fat. That’s among the findings of a study by Stanford University […]

These are the greatest fears that people have in the world

Around the world, ISIS and climate change are neck-and-neck for the leading threats people perceive today. In the 2017 Pew Research […]

The island where Africa’s rich get richer

Last year was tough for Africa’s wealthy. Across the continent, the rich saw their ranks decline. Tiny Mauritius, however, bucked […]

The $74 Trillion Global Economy in One Chart

By Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist, The $74 Trillion Global Economy in One Chart The latest GDP numbers from the World […]

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