Japan has built the resilience of its water supply and sanitation (WSS) services through an adaptive management approach based on lessons learned from past natural disasters. This experience offers key insights for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) seeking to sustain and build resilience of WSS services.
This report reviews the way we build our cities and how this directly impacts the safety of future generations within the context of Japan.
The paper applies indicator calculations to three case studies of proposed bypass roads in Japan to evaluate their resilience.
Japan's Program for Earthquake-Resistant School Buildings has increased the seismic safety of Japanese schools, and hence increased the safety of Japanese schoolchildren, teachers, and communities. Since 2003, when the program accelerated, the share of earthquake-resistant public elementary and junior high schools has increased, from under half of schools in 2002 to over 95 percent in April 2015. Japan is sharing knowledge from this program with developing countries through its relationship with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), whose Global Program for Safer Schools has been supported by the Japan–World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries and its implementing arm, the Disaster Risk Management Hub, Tokyo.
This paper first identifies the long-term risks associated with land sale, second the paper proposes the land trust or land lease for the development of infrastructure investment and industrialization purposes.
This paper looks to determine the factors for the successful implementation of transit-oriented development (TOD) in Asian cities
The Global Infrastructure Investment Index ranks the world's 41 most dynamic countries with the greatest potential for growth and investment in their economic infrastructure.
Emerging Trends in 2016 suggests the industry is now standing on the cusp of greater change.
The purpose of this Report is to present and discuss ‘recommended’ language in respect of a selection of these typically encountered provisions.
This current document is intended to provide a structured framework for understanding the range of instruments and vehicles for infrastructure finance along with risk mitigation measures and incentives that may be used to support such financing.
This PPP Insight looks at the different ways that the private sector has been engaged in PPPs around the world and the extensive vairety of payment mechanisms.
This report from PwC, with research by Oxford Economics, analyses and projects capital project and infrastructure spending across the globe.
Between September and October 2018, we gathered the views of 118 power and utility company executives from over 100 companies and 56 different countries or territories in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa.
Overall, the study has taken a broad approach to defining OA - going well beyond the minimalist notion of simply guaranteeing legal access to the grid for generators and wholesale buyers.
This publication consists of analysis on the relationship between GDP growth and traffic growth and converting emerging market growth into investment opportunities.
BCG has identified a series of best practices that underlie successful PPPs.
The efficiency of toll roads is important. Not just for tolling operators, but also for governments, investors and the driving public.
The core principle behind the PPP is the creation of a contractual bubble – a framework of contracts.