A clean, secure future: Reshaping Turkey

No country can progress without a secure energy supply. And the surest way to guarantee that is to generate power nationally. Turkey has limited fossil-fuel reserves other than coal, but has huge potential in renewable resources, including hydroelectric, solar and wind power, among others.

Good health and happiness: Medical equipment improves lives in Tunisia

Providing high-quality health services is a priority in every country. But for many years, Tunisia

An island in recovery: Reconstructing Simeulue island in Indonesia

On 26 December 2004, a huge earthquake struck off the coast of West Sumatra in Indonesia, about 40 km north of the island of Simeulue. Immediately afterwards, the people noticed the waters around the island receding. They knew that was about to happen: a tsunami. Most moved quickly to higher ground; as a result, only six people died out of more than 80,000.

Community-driven development in Indonesia: People set their own priorities

In the 1990’s, Indonesia faced widespread poverty in its cities and rural areas, and efforts to tackle the problem were having limited success. To address this, the Government of Indonesia decided to experiment with a new approach to development

Digital Bangladesh: High-speed connectivity via mobile phones and the Internet

People across the world want to be connected

Paving the path to prosperity : Upgrading rural roads in Bangladesh

Despite the rapid growth of its cities, Bangladesh remains a predominantly rural country. Around 66 per cent of Bangladeshis live in rural areas and many of these people are farmers, or depend on agriculture for at least part of their livelihoods.