This document is the first edition of an informational tool and benchmarking index that assesses the capacity of countries in Africa to carry out sustainable public private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure.
This ECN report focuses on the role played by the multilateral and bilateral institutions to fund and support Africa-based infrastructure projects.
Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 is the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa’s (ICA’s) annual report on how financial resources are being mobilised to facilitate the development of the continent’s transport, water and sanitation, energy and ICT sectors.
This review is designed to assist the development community and policy makers in other countries who may be contemplating railway privatization.
This second report of the Business Working Group, "Managing transnational infrastructure programmes in Africa - Challenges and best practices", identifies the key hurdles that have to be overcome.
The Budget Facility for Infrastructure (BFI) is a reform to the budget process that supports the execution of national priority projects by establishing specialised structures, procedures and criteria for committing fiscal resources to public infrastructure spending.
The government s Infrastructure Delivery Management System comprises three core systems, namely a planning and budgeting system, a supply chain management system, and an asset management system, all of which have forward and backward linkages.
The overarching goal of this study is to establish patterns in the ways poor people in Ghana are accessing and using energy and to identify how changes in the patterns affect the Ghanaian poor.
This paper analyses the impact of access to the Internet in China on firm peformance using econometric techiques, the paper looks into what aspects of firm performance were affected, what types of firm communication were facilitated, and what dimensions of the new communication medium were relevant.
This report outlines the future role of ports in Africa and how the economic benefits of port infrastructure can be maximised
This publication aims to link the study of urban environmental issues with the advancement of more sustainable urban growth, the report looks at Kampala and Uganda including their background in the context of urban development and drivers of environmental sustainability.
This second report of the Business Working Group, \"Managing transnational infrastructure programmes in Africa - Challenges and best practices\", identifies the key hurdles that have to be overcome.
Modules 1-4 (out of nine modules) of the PPP Manual systematically guide public and private parties through the phases of PPP project preparation for national and provincial governments.
Capital planning guidelines provide guidance on how infrastructure programs and project proposals should be planned, appraised and evaluated before significant funds are committed.
This publication outlines the rationale, the characteristics, and a plan for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the African Development Bank's guidelines for the aviation sector.
The report provides policy and regulatory options for increasing effective use of existing fixed and mobile infrastructure as well as alternative infrastructure networks such as power grids and railroads.
This report provides innovative approaches to better understand infrastructure sector performance by focusing on the links between key indicators for private and public utilities, and changes in ownership, regulatory agency governance, and corporate governance, among other dimensions.
The authors evaluate successes and failures of a private sector reform in the water sector in the early years of reform, they analyse the impacts of the water reform on individual welfare and perform cost-benefit analysis for the reform.
This paper answers three questions surrounding the reform of water supply services in Abidjan. What motivated reform in a system that was already performing well? How and why did the reform affect sector performance, and what additional changes might improve performance further? And what explains the relatively strong performance of Abidjan's water system?
This toolkit provides a practical approach to the management of projects. The Programme and Project Management (PPM) Toolkit is designed to simplify the processes required to manage a project successfully from beginning to end.