This publication discusses financial viability support in the global landscape of infrastructure finance.
This series provides an overview of public-private partnership stories in various infrastructure sectors, where IFC was the lead advisor. This specific case relates to the NAIA Expressway project in Philippines.
This handbook provides institutional investors with an overview of opportunities and risks of investing in renewable energy infrastructure.
This report seeks to identify key capital markets instruments that can help mobilize institutional investors to infrastructure and small and medium enterprises (SME) financing in emerging market economies (EMEs).
This report examines the issues that need to be considered before the decision to proceed to costly expansions with long-life spans and a structural influence on the local and national economy, drawing insights from a major port expansion project in Chile.
The Public-Private Partnership Legal Resource Center (PPPLRC) provides sample legal materials which can assist in the planning, design and legal structuring of any infrastructure project.
This paper provides reflections and considerations as to how MDBs including the IDB can use the Project Preparation Facilities (PPFs) to help countries fill the infrastructure gap by improving the quality of projects, reducing and mitigating risks, and leveraging private financing.
This report reviews public–private partnership projects with respect to infrastructure in Bangladesh and how credit rating can assist in the successful implementation of PPP arrangements.
This guidance note aims to explain key sector features of urban water supply and identify entry points for mapping governance risks.
This paper assists project teams in managing climate change risk in the context of water supply and sanitation investment projects.
The report analyzes how regional connectivity and economic integration between South Asia and Southeast Asia can benefit the regions in terms of economic growth through infrastructure.
This book discusses in detail the issues and challenges associated with infrastructure connectivity in Asia.
This policy brief outlines promising ideas to attract instiutional investors to pay for infrastructure they have not convinced pension funds or affluent individuals to invest, especially in emerging economies with untested issuers, The “tax-kicker” bond being proposed here could solve this issue.
Five reports in this series assess the regulatory framework for trade and investment in five areas - horizontal measures, information and communications technologies, transport services, professional services, and tourism services in Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago under the CARIFORUM - European Union Economic Partnership Agreement. This report focuses on information and communications technology.
Five reports in this series assess the regulatory framework for trade and investment in five areas - horizontal measures, information and communications technologies, transport services, professional services, and tourism services in Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago under the CARIFORUM - European Union Economic Partnership Agreement. This report focuses on transport services.
This report outlines the key principles of water safety planning for rural water supply in India.
This report outlines a project that serves as a pilot program, demonstrating a model that regional gas distribution companies can replicate throughout Colombia to speed access to piped natural gas for poor households.
Chapter two of this report summarizes the institutional context and relevant developments over the past two decades. Chapter three focuses on the corporate governance agenda adopted by the government and its implementation, specifically relating to the structure and functioning of utility boards of directors. Chapter four reviews SERC regulatory governance. Chapter five analyzes the correlation between key indicators of the quality of regulatory and corporate governance and utility financial performance.
Overall, the study has taken a broad approach to defining Open Access to Transmission and Distribution grids - going well beyond the minimalist notion of simply guaranteeing legal access to the grid for generators and wholesale buyers.
This toolkit is a resource designed to assist practitioners working on the next generation of PSP contracts for smaller water projects.