This handbook synthesises and disseminates knowledge to inform the planning, implementation, and operations of urban rail projects.
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.
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.
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 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.
The use of public-private partnerships to design, build and deliver infrastructure worldwide has grown significantly in the past decade.
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 Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) is a demand-led and recipient-owned global partnership dedicated to fighting hunger, malnutrition, and more.