This handbook synthesises and disseminates knowledge to inform the planning, implementation, and operations of urban rail projects.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has promoted employment-intensive public and community works programmes as a major means of job creation and poverty alleviation in developing countries.
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.
This report sets out several recent advances and describes efforts to improve the quality of Transport Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) and its applicability to decision-making.
This report is the product of a roundtable organised by ITF at the OECD and the UK National Infrastructure Commission.
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 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.
Multilateral Development Banks – led by the International Finance Corporation - published a new joint platform, Global Toolbox, in January 2018.
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 PPP Screening Tools is for preliminary screening of projects to determine their potential suitability for PPP procurement.
The Project Readiness Assessment (PRA) is a standardized tool managed and financed by the Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF).
The Infracompass explores the capability of 56 countries to deliver infrastructure projects, identify priority reforms and pinpoint leading practices across infrastructure governance & institutions, regulatory frameworks, permits, planning, procurement and delivery.
The Blended Finance Facility (BFF) will build on and expand IFC’s existing blended finance platforms by extending support into new high-impact sectors.
The LCF will allow IFC to provide financing in local currency for high impact projects in IDA and FCS countries where local currency solutions are underdeveloped or completely missing.
The RMF seeks to catalyze private sector investment in large-scale infrastructure and Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).
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 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.