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.
Infrastructure projects in the Netherlands, such as the construction of roads, bridges and tunnels, have become larger and more complex in recent years. This thesis is about these kinds of infrastructure projects, about the challenges and tensions that go with them, about how people experience them and how they look jointly for solutions, and how they succeed or sometimes fail.
Port Development and Competition in East and Southern Africa analyzes the 15 main ports in East and Southern Africa (ESA) to assess whether their proposed capacity enhancements are justified by current and projected demand; whether the current port management approaches sufficiently address not only the maritime capacity needs but also other impediments to port efficiency; and what the expected hierarchy of ports in the region will be in the future.
A practical guide for governments, informed by a country-lens review of leading practices
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 Future of Infrastructure report (Annual edition) is based on a survey covering more than 10,000 people in 10 major global cities to ask about their everyday experiences with infrastructure services.
The Climate and Disaster Risk Screening Tools developed by the World Bank, provide a systematic, consistent, and transparent way of considering short- and long-term climate and disaster risks in project and national/sector planning processes.
The Reference tool is meant to serve as a practical tool to help governments and other stakeholders understand and implement the critical success factors that deliver inclusive infrastructure.
SOURCE is a collaboration of AfDB, ADB, BNDES, CAF, DBSA, EBRD, IsDB, IaDB, PPIAF, and the World Bank Group.
The AfDB Green Bond program facilitates the achievement of the Bank’s corporate priority of green growth through the financing of eligible climate change projects.
The Asia Pacific Project Preparation Facility is a multi-donor umbrella facility that will encourage private sector participation in infrastructure by adopting a more consistent and higher-quality approach to public–private partnership (PPP) project preparation development and transaction advice across the region.
The UFPF was established in November 2009 for investment co-financing and technical assistance for urban environment infrastructure that benefits the poor.
PPSSF will enable the Government of Viet Nam (Government) to better startup, prepare and implement projects to improve effectiveness of Asian Development Bank (ADB) financed projects in Viet Nam.
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.
Pacific Infrastructure Advisory Center (PIAC) to analyze, plan, and implement PRIF-funded interventions. The PIAC is an interim mechanism pending the design and full mobilization of the PRIF itself, although it is expected that the PIAC will be absorbed within the broader PRIF.
The Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) is a multi-donor thematic trust fund that provides grant funding for technical assistance and capacity building to support implementation of the Bank’s Private Sector Development Strategy.
The PPF is designed as a complimentary facility to TAF with a distinct role in financing of project preparatory activities.
The objective of the SUNREF (Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance) initiative developed by Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is to support financial institutions and their clients.
The African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF), a dedicated renewable energy fund focused on sub-Saharan Africa closed with USD100 million of committed capital to support small to medium scale independent power producers (IPPs).
SCAF’s vision is to increase the availability of investment for early stage development of low-carbon projects in developing countries, contributing to low-carbon sustainable development, economic growth, poverty reduction and climate change mitigation.