CIF's main purpose is to contribute to economic development and growth, integration at regional level and poverty reduction through the mobilisation of resources for strategic economic infrastructure projects and for support to the private sector.
A practical guide for governments, informed by a country-lens review of leading practices
This handbook synthesises and disseminates knowledge to inform the planning, implementation, and operations of urban rail projects.
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 policy framework for investment provides a systematic approach for improving investment conditions and a comprehensive checklist of key policy issues for consideration by any government interested in creating an enabling environment for all types of investment.
The purpose of these principles is to help government work with private sector partners to finance and bring to fruition projects in areas of vital economic importance, such as transport, water and power supply and telecommunications.
Large-scale port projects have big impacts on the local economy and affect the way that the regional and national economy operates, with major implications for investment in regional transport systems.
G20 Leaders endorsed the High Level Principles on Long-Term Investment Financing by Institutional Investors in September 2013, which is intended to help governments facilitate and promote long-term investment by institutional investors.
The G20/OECD Checklist consists of a list of questions and issues that represent an effort to develop an evaluation tool to help those countries who wish to self-assess their long-term investment (LTI) strategy and policy framework and more.
An updated Checklist on Long-term Investment Strategies and Institutional Investors stresses on issues related to the identification of long-term investment needs.
This OECD paper provides a stocktake of investor practices and adoption of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in their investment processes.
This Guidance note provides a set of selected voluntary policy recommendations that seek to help governments in tackling challenges related to mobilising private financing for infrastructure and SMEs.
OECD Checklist for Public Action, the OECD has developed practical guidance organized around 24 OECD principles to help governments and other stakeholders to assess and manage the implications of involving private actors in the financing, development and more.
The report “Making Blended Finance work for the SDGs” supports the OECD DAC blended principles for unlocking commercial finance for SDGs and further sharpens their focus on the deployment of development and commercial finance on the objectives of development.
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 Joint MDB Statement for Crowding-in Private Finance builds on the previously approved Principles for MDBs’ Strategy Crowding-in Private Sector Finance for Growth and Sustainable Development, and the 2016 Joint Declaration of Aspirations on Actions to Support Infrastructure Investment.
The MDBs’ Joint Declaration of Aspirations on Actions to Support Infrastructure Investment is a tool developed to ensure that MDBs work together to scale up infrastructure investment and attract private sector investment.
Practical solutions and models for addressing obstacles to institutional investment in infrastructure in developing countries WBG – a note that considers the existing types of institutional investors and their potential for filling the infrastructure financing gap and more.
The World Bank Group developed this tool to help governments systematically prioritise infrastructure investments to achieve their development goals, taking into account capacity and public resource constraints.