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Ikusasa South Africa
South Africa

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Gauteng schools programme
South Africa

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Polokwane sanitation project
South Africa

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InfraCompass
Explore the capability of 49 countries to deliver infrastructure projects, identify priority reforms and pinpoint leading practices across infrastructure governance & institutions, regulatory frameworks, permits, planning, procurement and delivery.
Infrastructure market overview - South Africa
Metric South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions) 312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US) 5,695 5,623
Population (millions) 55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years) 13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7) 4.2 3.9
South Africa Emerging countries
GDP ($US Millions)
312,957 1,123,023
GDP per capital ($US)
5,695 5,623
Population (millions)
55.0 215.3
Total Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
60,915 266,618
Private Infrastructure investment ($USM last 5 years)
13,915 13,017
Infrastructure quality (1-7)
4.2 3.9
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Global Infrastructure Outlook
Forecasting infrastructure investment needs and gaps. Compare forecasts globally, or across 56 countries & 7 sectors & 5 regions
Investment forecast - South Africa
Total Across all sectors
Energy
Tele-communications
Transport: Airport
Transport: Ports
Transport: Rail
Transport: Road
Water
Investment estimates
289 Billion
128 Billion
51 Billion
4 Billion
4 Billion
14 Billion
57 Billion
32 Billion
Investment current trends
441 Billion
175 Billion
55 Billion
7 Billion
8 Billion
16 Billion
148 Billion
34 Billion
Investment needed
152 Billion
47 Billion
4 Billion
3 Billion
4 Billion
2 Billion
91 Billion
1 Billion
Investment gap
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Knowledge Resources
South Africa
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Project Preparation - Financing Project Preparation: how can governments effectively utilise project preparation financing sources?

Inadequate financing for project preparation can result in projects being taken to procurement without the requisite readiness, which can lead to cost and time overruns during implementation, or a project that is not well-suited to the needs of the public.

Date
2019
Resource Type
Blog
Country
Global
Project Preparation – how should governments communicate projects?

Communication throughout infrastructure project preparation should be recognised as a strategic activity. It should factor in the importance of all key stakeholder groups towards the project, tailor communicative actions to engage and inform them and foster a supportive environment.

Date
2019
Resource Type
Blog
Country
Global
Region
Europe, Asia
Infrastructure Driver
Planning & Project Preparation
Language
English
Building the Right Sustainable Infrastructure for Tomorrow, Cape Town

This Roundtable is the first of two in Sub-Saharan Africa. It will promote the creation of communities of practice between government officials and use technology to ensure that the knowledge gained and the momentum created will be sustained.

Date
2017
Resource Type
Events
Country
South Africa
7th annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum

Date
2018
Resource Type
Events
Sector
Multiple Sectors
Country
South Africa
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As part of its leading practices mandate, the GI Hub developed a set of annotated risk allocation matrices for PPP transactions, across the transport, energy and water and waste sectors. The PPP Risk Allocation Tool should be used to provide additional guidance to countries that wish to develop a programme of bankable PPP transactions.

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Practical guidance with a focus on PPPs and other long-term contracts

An output specification is a technical specification that predominantly adopts performance-based requirements to define the project scope. This Reference Guide is designed to improve the global understanding of this subject to help governments provide their citizens with quality infrastructure assets and services.

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The Guide has been informed by examining how the QII dimensions have been included at contract level in 14 project case studies from a wide range of sectors and countries.

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The Reference Tool on Inclusive Infrastructure and Social Equity presents a practical evidence-based framework for practitioners to maximise the impact of infrastructure investment on reducing inequality and promoting shared prosperity.

The framework details six Action Areas, or themes, related to infrastructure development, and provides related guidance under each, which are then illustrated by real-life examples, including the eight detailed case studies.

PPP Risk Allocation
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A searchable guide on typical risk allocation in PPP transactions
PPP Risk Allocation
Allocating Risks in Public-Private Partnership Contracts.

Risk allocation is at the centre of every PPP transaction, and a deep understanding of the risk allocation arrangements is a precondition to the drafting of every PPP agreement. Search below for guidance on typical risk allocation arrangements between public and private sectors in PPP transactions.

PPP Risk Allocation Tool

As part of its leading practices mandate, the GI Hub developed a set of annotated risk allocation matrices for PPP transactions, across the transport, energy and water and waste sectors. The PPP Risk Allocation Tool should be used to provide additional guidance to countries that wish to develop a programme of bankable PPP transactions.

Reference Guide on Output Specifications for Quality Infrastructure
Practical guidance with a focus on PPPs and other long-term contracts

An output specification is a technical specification that predominantly adopts performance-based requirements to define the project scope. This Reference Guide is designed to improve the global understanding of this subject to help governments provide their citizens with quality infrastructure assets and services.

Quality Infrastructure Investment

Quality infrastructure has been a key G20 focus under the Japanese Presidency in 2019. The aim of this Reference Guide is to help governments and public sector asset managers to operationalise the dimensions of the quality infrastructure investment (QII) definition so that these are realised at the project level.

The Guide has been informed by examining how the QII dimensions have been included at contract level in 14 project case studies from a wide range of sectors and countries.

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This Guidance Note is designed to assist governments interested in establishing, or reforming, a NIB or similar financing facility to target government policies and maximise the impact that infrastructure banks can have in delivering quality infrastructure projects, encouraging private investment and providing value for end users.

New Guidance on National Infrastructure Banks

The Guidance Note on National Infrastructure Banks and Similar Financing Facilities was created to assist governments interested in establishing, or reforming, a National Infrastructure Bank or a similar financing facility (NIB) to target government policies and maximise the impact that infrastructure banks can have in:

  • delivering quality infrastructure projects;
  • encouraging private investment; and
  • providing value for end users

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Increase the positive social outcomes of large infrastructure projects for often under-served or vulnerable groups
What is Inclusive infrastructure

Inclusive Infrastructure is infrastructure development that enhances positive outcomes in social inclusivity, and ensures that no individual, community or social group is left behind or prevented from benefiting from improved infrastructure.

The Reference Tool on Inclusive Infrastructure and Social Equity presents a practical evidence-based framework for practitioners to maximise the impact of infrastructure investment on reducing inequality and promoting shared prosperity.

The framework details six Action Areas, or themes, related to infrastructure development, and provides related guidance under each, which are then illustrated by real-life examples, including the eight detailed case studies.

PPP Risk Allocation
PPP Risk Allocation
A searchable guide on typical risk allocation in PPP transactions
PPP Risk Allocation
Allocating Risks in Public-Private Partnership Contracts.

Risk allocation is at the centre of every PPP transaction, and a deep understanding of the risk allocation arrangements is a precondition to the drafting of every PPP agreement. Search below for guidance on typical risk allocation arrangements between public and private sectors in PPP transactions.

PPP Risk Allocation Tool

As part of its leading practices mandate, the GI Hub developed a set of annotated risk allocation matrices for PPP transactions, across the transport, energy and water and waste sectors. The PPP Risk Allocation Tool should be used to provide additional guidance to countries that wish to develop a programme of bankable PPP transactions.

Reference Guide on Output Specifications for Quality Infrastructure
Practical guidance with a focus on PPPs and other long-term contracts

An output specification is a technical specification that predominantly adopts performance-based requirements to define the project scope. This Reference Guide is designed to improve the global understanding of this subject to help governments provide their citizens with quality infrastructure assets and services.

Quality Infrastructure Investment

Quality infrastructure has been a key G20 focus under the Japanese Presidency in 2019. The aim of this Reference Guide is to help governments and public sector asset managers to operationalise the dimensions of the quality infrastructure investment (QII) definition so that these are realised at the project level.

The Guide has been informed by examining how the QII dimensions have been included at contract level in 14 project case studies from a wide range of sectors and countries.

National Infrastructure Banks
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Guidance Note on National Infrastructure Banks and Similar Financing Facilities
NIBS - Guidance Tool

This Guidance Note is designed to assist governments interested in establishing, or reforming, a NIB or similar financing facility to target government policies and maximise the impact that infrastructure banks can have in delivering quality infrastructure projects, encouraging private investment and providing value for end users.

New Guidance on National Infrastructure Banks

The Guidance Note on National Infrastructure Banks and Similar Financing Facilities was created to assist governments interested in establishing, or reforming, a National Infrastructure Bank or a similar financing facility (NIB) to target government policies and maximise the impact that infrastructure banks can have in:

  • delivering quality infrastructure projects;
  • encouraging private investment; and
  • providing value for end users

Read More

Inclusive Infrastructure
Inclusive Infrastructure
Increase the positive social outcomes of large infrastructure projects for often under-served or vulnerable groups
What is Inclusive infrastructure

Inclusive Infrastructure is infrastructure development that enhances positive outcomes in social inclusivity, and ensures that no individual, community or social group is left behind or prevented from benefiting from improved infrastructure.

The Reference Tool on Inclusive Infrastructure and Social Equity presents a practical evidence-based framework for practitioners to maximise the impact of infrastructure investment on reducing inequality and promoting shared prosperity.

The framework details six Action Areas, or themes, related to infrastructure development, and provides related guidance under each, which are then illustrated by real-life examples, including the eight detailed case studies.