Since its unveiling in October 2013, China’s Belt & Road Initiative (B&R) has promoted Eurasian trade and integration along the Silk Road Economic Belt and the Maritime Silk Road.
National PPP Unit
To improve the infrastructure project development process, the MIWM has developed an investment program called MIRT (Multi-Year Programme for Infrastructure, Spatial Planning and Transport).
It addresses the growing worldwide interest in the use of light rail metro transit (LRMT) schemes to provide urban transport solutions and reviews the potential use of public-private partnership (PPP).
The core principle behind the PPP is the creation of a contractual bubble – a framework of contracts.
The IRF World Road Statistics (WRS) continue to be the only comprehensive, universal source of statistical data on road networks, traffic and inland transport.
A Spanish-language guide to help developing countries assess infrastructure investment risk for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) transport sector projects is now available through the Global Infrastructure Hub’s website.
Most infrastructure investment plans and government policies rely on the delivery of projects and programs. To achieve these and unlock the real benefits of infrastructure, it is vital that projects and programs are delivered well.
In February 2013, Transport for London commissioned Oxford Economics and York Aviation to prepare a technical note on the economic value of connectivity by air as part of the Mayor’s Aviation Work Programme during 2012-13.
The Commission has developed this Resource Book, consisting of a set of case studies of PPPs in both Western and Central Europe and in various sectors including: Water and Wastewater Management, Solid Waste Management and Transport.
Una guía en español para ayudar a los países en desarrollo a evaluar el riesgo de inversión de infraestructura para proyectos del sector transporte en contratos de Asociación Público-Privada (PPP) ya está disponible a través de la página web del Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub).
LAIF's main purpose is to promote additional sustainable investment in key infrastructure in the transport, energy, and environment sectors, as well as support private sector development in LAC countries.
Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 is the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa’s (ICA’s) annual report on how financial resources are being mobilised to facilitate the development of the continent’s transport, water and sanitation, energy and ICT sectors.
Over the last decade, much has been written about globalisation and how we’re more connected than ever before. In the infrastructure world, we think of connectivity as the “linkages of communities, economies and nations through transport, communications, energy, and water networks across a number of countries” .
Among the project initiatives aimed at developing and improving technological tools for transport and logistics planning, Empresa de Planejamento e Logistica (EPL) has started the process of building a logistics information system which is the basis of the National Transport and Logistics Observatory - ONTL.
Large-scale port projects have big impacts on the local economy and affect the way that the regional and national economy operates, with major implications for investment in regional transport systems.
The Ministry of Cities is responsible for: urban development policy; sectoral policies for housing, environmental sanitation, urban transportation and transit; promotion, in conjunction with the various levels of government, the private sector and non-governmental organizations, actions and urbanization programs, housing, basic and environmental sanitation, urban transport, traffic and urban development; subsidy policy for public housing, sanitation and urban transport; planning, regulation, standardization and management of application resources into urban development policies, urbanization, housing, basic and environmental sanitation, urban transportation and transit; participation in the formulation of general guidelines for conservation of urban water systems as well as for the adoption of river basins as basic units of planning and sanitation management.
IPIF is a technical assistance loan provided by the ADB that will directly support the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Department of Transport (DoTr) to deliver more effective and higher quality infrastructure projects.
Automated fare collection (AFC) systems are a key component of sustainable, high-quality urban transport services. This paper addresses the objectives, challenges and lessons learned from AFC schemes, with a particular focus on emerging markets and second-tier cities with limited resources.