Engineers from Tanzania and China discuss construction plans at the building site of a project to upgrade the Dar es Salaam Port in Tanzania, on July 8, 2020. Photo: Xinhua Engineers from Tanzania and China discuss construction plans at the building site of a project to upgrade the Dar es Salaam Port in Tanzania, on July 8, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
Engineers from Tanzania and China discuss construction plans at the building site of a project to upgrade the Dar es Salaam Port in Tanzania, on July 8, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
Jerome Haegeli
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Jerome Haegeli and Makhtar Diop

The developing world is crying out for greater private investment in sustainable infrastructure

  • Now more than ever, we need private investment in sustainable, quality infrastructure to boost growth and promote resilience against public health crises and climate-related risks, as well as unforeseen shocks

Engineers from Tanzania and China discuss construction plans at the building site of a project to upgrade the Dar es Salaam Port in Tanzania, on July 8, 2020. Photo: Xinhua Engineers from Tanzania and China discuss construction plans at the building site of a project to upgrade the Dar es Salaam Port in Tanzania, on July 8, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
Engineers from Tanzania and China discuss construction plans at the building site of a project to upgrade the Dar es Salaam Port in Tanzania, on July 8, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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Jerome Haegeli

Jerome Haegeli

As group chief economist for Swiss Re, Jérôme Haegeli is responsible for economic and insurance market research. Within the Swiss Re Institute and for the group, he steers the scenario analysis and group plan projections while leading efforts on contributing to a sound global financial market architecture and making the world more resilient.

Makhtar Diop

Makhtar Diop

Makhtar Diop is the World Bank’s vice-president for infrastructure. In this global role, he leads efforts to develop sustainable solutions and help close the infrastructure gap in developing and emerging economies.