The Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub), working with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), conducted a scenario-planning exercise to understand how a collection of 25 transformative trends—megatrends—could reshape the infrastructure industry in the future. The exercise involved surveying more than 400 practitioners across 70 countries on the certainty of direction, scale of impact and level of preparedness for the megatrends. The output of this exercise resulted in three scenarios and a set of implications for the infrastructure industry.
This report primarily focuses on the lessons of International Finance Institutions experience in three areas.
This Checklist for PPPs has been prepared from the point of view of public policy makers and decision-makers in countries at various levels of development and capacities for the purpose of a high level assessment of a PPP project.
This report provides an outline ending in 2015 of ASEAN connectivity, the report also outlines future challenges the Master Plan from 2015 on.
This guide outlines five steps in the context of achieving a knowledge exchange, (i) Anchor the knowledge exchange, (ii) Define the knowledge exchange, (iii) Design and develop the knowledge exchange, (iv) Implement the knowledge exchange, (v) report the results. Case studies from South America and Africa are discussed with reference to this guide.
The purpose of this study is to provide an overview of the main elements that should be taken into consideration when evaluating the potential for specific projects, it is important to give some indication of potential cost (capital and operating) of an LNG chain.
This paper studies the joint decision to invest in such infrastructure, and retrofit it later, given that future climate damages are uncertain and follow a geometric Brownian motion process with positive drift.
This paper will describe the challenges in integrating wind and solar generation, the lessons learned, and recommended strategies from both operating experience and integration studies.
This report analyzes the major transformational economic opportunities and challenges which include tourism, labor mobility, ICT, oceanic tuna fisheries, deep sea minerals, climate change and natural disasters, and non-communicable diseases in Pacific Island countries.
This brief argues that we require more technology rather than lesss in developing countries since technology creates opportunities (leapfrogging), to generate jobs, increase earnings and be more inclusive, even though the technology could be widening the income inequality gap.