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Professor Mthuli Ncube is the Chief Economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank.
The largest international flow of financial resources to Africa takes the form of remittances, money sent back home by expatriate workers. Mthuli Ncube argues that they are a vital component of the resource mobilisation agenda yet we still have a significant amount of work to do to realise their full potential in development.
In this blog, Matthew Collins looks at the environmental damage and pollution caused by the rapid industrialisation China has experienced over the past 30 years and questions how it is possible to ensure that centrally enacted regulations and policies, often strong on paper, are enforced at the local level.
Matthew Collins is a Project Manager at the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE).