This paper has been prepared for the 2016 Plenary Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa, which focuses on building quality infrastructure for Africa’s development. Its intention is to provide background information, and guide participants for a better understanding of the topics to be covered the plenary meeting.
sustainABLE is a free online platform modelled on research jointly published by UNOPS and the University of Oxford-led Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium. The extensive research explored the critical role of infrastructure in achieving the SDGs. The tool aims to advance the SDGs by promoting practical measures that encourage project sustainability across a broad range of sectors.
PPIAF is a catalyst for increasing private sector participation in emerging markets.
TAF plays a central role in enabling PIDG to initiate multi-company programmes and centrally-driven initiatives that are not specific to a particular company and that align with PIDG strategic objectives.
The UFPF was established in November 2009 for investment co-financing and technical assistance for urban environment infrastructure that benefits the poor.
The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a new global fund created to support the efforts of developing countries to respond to the challenge of climate change.
The Clean Technology Fund (CTF), which aims at promoting scaled?up deployment and transfer of clean technologies by funding low?carbon programmes and projects that have significant potential for long?term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions savings.
The Infrastructure Development Collaboration Partnership Fund (DevCo) is a multi-donor facility managed by IFC AND DevCo is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG).
IFC InfraVentures is a $150 million global infrastructure project development fund that has been created as part of World Bank Group’s efforts to increase the pipeline of bankable projects in developing countries.
Develop2Build (D2B) is a Government-to-Government programme. It offers governments in 37 developing countries and emerging markets direct assistance in setting up infrastructural projects.
The PPF is designed as a complimentary facility to TAF with a distinct role in financing of project preparatory activities.
The World Bank Group and the Government of Japan established the Quality Infrastructure Investment (QII) Partnership with the objective of raising awareness and scaling-up attention to the quality dimensions of infrastructure in developing countries.
Under the Development Cooperation Charter, Japan is also committed to addressing the challenges facing the international community, especially development and humanitarian issues. JICA supports developing countries under this principle.