The Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) has appointed Maritime & Transport Business Solutions (MTBS) to support the development and delivery of an early market consultation for the Ports Privatisation Program in Brazil, which is a key aspect of GI Hub’s Brazil Country Program.
Understanding the risks facing Brazil’s port privatisation program was the focus of a recent webinar hosted by the Global Infrastructure Hub, with a focus on experiences from Latin America and globally.
This paper analyzes the trends and challenges of competitiveness and innovation in the tourism and telecommunications industries of Latin America and the Caribbean from a strategic and global perspective.
This publication reports the findings of a 2014 summit on the challenges of urbanization in Latin America and China.
This technical note contains a methodology to promote the use of good corporate governance practices for water and sanitation enterprises (especially SOEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean, based on IDB experiences and other relevant cases from network utilities.
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.
The study provides a quantitative analysis of the potential gains that would stem from improving efficiency in infrastructure spending in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This report analyses the school design requirements in force in LAC countries.
The primary objective of this Technical Note is to provide guidance to utility companies either for improving the operations-phase implementation of a current environmental management system or for developing a system.
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 paper investigates the interaction between corruption and governance at the sector level.
The study uses a new, annual data set on Internet availability from the Brazil school census, the study analyses Brazil's "internetrollout" and its impact on the employee wages and industry employment.
This technical note provides an overview for authorities who wish to conduct flood hazard and risk assessments and who must develop a step-by-step plan for carrying out the assessment that is appropriate and feasible in the local context.
This paper provides an overview of the IaDB-designed approach to monitoring rural water supply service delivery.
The paper discusses project preparation and procurement approaches adopted in Latin America and the Caribbean and how sustainability is incorporated into these.
This report provides an analytical framework to understand the fundamental institutions of good telecommunications regulation and analyzes the governance of telecommunications in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay's privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality
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.
The objective of this study is to was to analyze how processes of social exclusion created barriers to social mobility among the poor in Brazil, the better to identify some policy levers or interventions that could be used to remove those barriers and contribute to more effective poverty alleviation and social inclusion.