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.
We are proud to join a network of organisations, firms and individuals working alongside the Green Climate Fund to deliver more sustainable and resilient development worldwide.
IMC Worldwide’s long experience of implementing donor-funded infrastructure technical assistance programmes has provided us with the opportunity to reflect on the key ingredients that they should include to achieve sustainable impact.
The World Bank-funded XL Africa programme has just selected 20 of Africa's top digital start-ups. They are now being matched with mentors who will prepare them to meet with investors as they seek capital for their businesses growth, regionally and beyond.
With age-old and new development challenges facing us, we need to find creative solutions. In this blog post, we explore the potential of innovation prizes and lessons learned from implementing them within the UKAid-funded Ideas to Impact programme.
IMC and UKAid donated a library to a primary school in Pakistan’s capital city Islamabad, which will increase access to books among pupils and, ultimately, stimulate curiosity, learning and problem-solving skills.
More and more climate finance is spent on helping populations to cope with the consequences of global warming. Consequently, monitoring and evaluating the impact of these funds is crucial. It is also complex. Why is that so?
We are pleased to announce that the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has awarded the George Stephenson Medal to IMC former member of staff and current consultant Kirsteen Merrilees for her paper 'Natural disasters: an engineer’s perspective in Nepal'.
Key performance indicators increase donor accountability, hold multilateral development banks to account and ensure money goes to projects that are likely to work. However, they are not a silver bullet and are sometimes discarded for political reasons.
On 7 June 2017, IMC won the Association for Consultancy and Engineering awards for Best UK Business Performance - SME and Collaboration Champion of the Year.