Trade drives sustainable development in low-income countries. Women’s contribution to the sector is key to maximising their country’s trade potential and advancing gender equality. However, they still face numerous barriers.
The acquisition of ISG enhances IMC’s presence in the US and our monitoring and evaluation services.
In this blog post, IMC’s Economics and Finance Senior Technical Director James Reeves provides an overview of the work IMC has carried out in the small Pacific island of Niue to increase the resilience of its transport sector to climate change.
We are pleased that Monica Inkpen from IMC won the Young Consultant of the Year award and the Islamic Development Bank-funded Fael Khair project, which we have been delivering in Bangladesh, was highly commended.
With funding from the Caribbean Development Bank, IMC is developing guidelines to help the 19 Caribbean countries to incorporate climate change adaptation into road network planning, construction, budgeting and decision-making strategies.
IMC has celebrated International Women’s Day with an award ceremony in our Nepal office in Kathmandu, to highlight women’s achievements and contribution to their communities within the UK Aid-funded Rural Access Programme.
CONNECT, which is funded by the UK Department for International Development and delivered by IMC, is working with Nepal’s private sector to create jobs for poor women.
In this blog post, IMC’s disaster risk management and sustainability expert Rumana Kabir shares her views on how development practitioners and states should build systems that increase communities’ resilience to disasters.
The Business Enabling Environment Programme (BEEP) in Zimbabwe has been funded by the UK Department for International Development since 2014 to promote pro-growth reforms and make the country more business-friendly.
IMC Associate Director Susan Haird introduces our Trade and Investment team and the services it provides to help low-income countries to create jobs and alleviate poverty.
Natural disasters are nothing new and climate change means their severity is likely to increase in the future. To limit further destruction and suffering and increase long-term resilience of infrastructure and people, a paradigm shift is urgently needed.
The Sanitation Challenge for Ghana is a prize that encourages local municipalities to find solutions to the country’s sanitation issues. The recent launch of its second phase has provided us with the opportunity to take stock of the lessons learnt so far.
IMC is rehabilitating the water supply system of Sierra Leone’s capital city Freetown to the benefit of 600,000 people. From space constraints to competing needs, challenges are rife.
Within the UKAid-funded Humqadam programme, IMC has built and rehabilitated classrooms in over 450 Pakistan's schools. We have been working alongside SmarTek, a firm led by Shahrukh Khan, the first woman CEO in the country’s construction industry.