Infrastructure investment needs to be substantially increased in most developing and emerging economies to meet social needs and support more rapid economic growth.
In June 2016, under Japanese presidency, G7 Leaders endorsed G7 Ise- Shima Principles for Promoting Quality Infrastructure Investment, which has crystalized as definition of quality infrastructure investment.
The paper “Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs’ Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development” presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
The paper Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
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.
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.
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.