Inadequate financing for project preparation can result in projects being taken to procurement without the requisite readiness, which can lead to cost and time overruns during implementation, or a project that is not well-suited to the needs of the public.
Communication throughout infrastructure project preparation should be recognised as a strategic activity. It should factor in the importance of all key stakeholder groups towards the project, tailor communicative actions to engage and inform them and foster a supportive environment.
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is a state owned entity with the purpose of accelerating sustainable socio-economic development and improve the quality of life of the people of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) by driving financial and non-financial investments in the social and economic infrastructure sectors.
National PPP Unit
The DBSA has created a Project Preparation Fund unit to provide project preparation funds for developing infrastructure projects. The unit was created to support the pipeline of DBSA’s financing divisions.
Government, private sector, multilaterals, and development partners gather in Cape Town as this topic takes center stage globally
This Roundtable is the first of two in Sub-Saharan Africa. It will promote the creation of communities of practice between government officials and use technology to ensure that the knowledge gained and the momentum created will be sustained.
A major factor hindering infrastructure implementation and delivery is the absence of good governance, according to the 130 delegates from 27 countries who came together for the first Regional Roundtable on Infrastructure Governance in Cape Town in November.
The reference guide provides a general understanding of road tolling, types of tolling, its benefits, and the socio-economic reasons for promoting toll road network.
Modules 1-4 (out of nine modules) of the PPP Manual systematically guide public and private parties through the phases of PPP project preparation for national and provincial governments.
The Budget Facility for Infrastructure (BFI) is a reform to the budget process that supports the execution of national priority projects by establishing specialised structures, procedures and criteria for committing fiscal resources to public infrastructure spending.
The government’s Infrastructure Delivery Management System comprises three core systems, namely a planning and budgeting system, a supply chain management system, and an asset management system, all of which have forward and backward linkages.
Capital planning guidelines provide guidance on how infrastructure programs and project proposals should be planned, appraised and evaluated before significant funds are committed.
This toolkit provides a practical approach to the management of projects. The Programme and Project Management (PPM) Toolkit is designed to simplify the processes required to manage a project successfully from beginning to end.
The BFI Financial Model has been designed to appraise the affordability of any infrastructure project proposal submitted to the BFI.