This guidance tool has been developed for governments that wish to enhance the viability of their PPP infrastructure projects.
This paper reviews the literature on the impact of physical infrastructure on development and issues surrounding the analysis of the effects of infrastructure on development indicators such as poverty.
This paper presents three different approaches to quantifying postive and negative “additionalities” of cross-border transport infrastructure developments in GMS economic corridors.
The country partnership strategy lays out a program of priority activities to support each of three pillars and promotes rebalancing ADB financing toward infrastructure projects in support of the government’s Build, Build, Build infrastructure program.
This publication gives an overview of ADB's Philippine Infrastructure for Rural Productivity Enhancement Sector Project the paper argues this has improved access to infrastructure, potable water supply, and communal irrigation for the rural poor.
This paper provides a review of the literature connecting housing, housing finance and the broader economy. It draws together work in these areas that are seldom part of the mainstream literature of economic development.
This paper examines the evolution of infrastructure and the impact of infrastructure investment and public finance shocks on key development indicators and growth performance in the context of middle income countries.
This publication outlines the current efforts of the Asian Development Bank to promote sustainable infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific, looking at how lives can be improved with regards to infrastructure in the energy, transport, water & waste, communcations technology areas.
This publication assesses the current situation of gender equality and social inclusion in Nepal's agriculture and livestock sector and identifies the barriers faced by women, the poor and excluded groups in accessing agriculture services.
This paper analyzes the economic impacts of the Second Mekong International Bridge linking Mukdahan Province in Thailand with Savannakhet Province in the Lao People's Democratic Republic using a general equilibrium model.
This report argues that development finance has largely been directed towards centralized systems of wastewater management this has resulted in large populations being excluded from proper wastewater collection and treatment services whereas spillover effects of proper sanitation, which include an increase in property tax revenues, can help to offset the costs of fecal sludge management.
This report provides us with a resource with how Armenia improved its water supply and sanitation infrastructure and services through PPPs and various financing methods.
This publication establishes the building blocks to enable Bhutan to achieve its vision for transport. The vision is ambitious and reflects the changing socioeconomic development of the country.
This publication examines the effective regulation and governance practices of the pharmaceutical sector in the Greater Mekong Subregion.
This brief analyzes the benefits and challenges of using portable screening devices to regulate medicine quality in low-income countries.
This study is a comprehensive, empirical analysis of the linkages between governance, institutions, and regional infrastructure.
This brief explores investments in harbor infrastructure, operation, and maintenance in Maldives.
This report outlines the key principles of water safety planning for rural water supply in India.
The International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities (IBNET) blue book creates a baseline and, at the same time, offers a global vision of the state of the sector in developing countries.
This review is designed to assist the development community and policy makers in other countries who may be contemplating railway privatization.