A growing power demand in India and Southeast Asia offers prime opportunity for solar energy players as industry forces, together with pro-solar Government incentives, deliver cheaper solar PV systems. According to Roland Berger, utility-scale solar is predicted to take off in Southeast Asia, with approximately 20 GW of new capacity by 2035, including some large projects with capacities of more than 100 MW.
Africa’s second most populous country, which was ranked the third-poorest in the world in 2000, has seen a meteoric rise through state spending on roads, giant dams and industrial parks. Ethiopia’s services sector has also contributed significantly towards rapid growth. With an annual GDP per capita of USD 80 billion, it is miraculous that Ethiopia has seen poverty rates fall to 31% in less than a decade, making it among the top three fastest growing economies of the world.
The Right to Work, while enshrined in international human rights law, is a privilege that many in the West take for granted. We were fortunate to sit down with Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) Program Fellow Ilhan Cagri based in Washington D.C. on the working and living conditions of all peoples living under the current Netanyahu Administration in Israel.