This paper, prepared as background material for the Lifelines report on infrastructure resilience, summarizes the main findings on the risk faced by transport networks and users as a result of natural disasters and climate change, and the main recommendations for building more resilient transport networks.
This report discusses whether public-private partnerships (PPPs) are better than conventional public provision and can ensure proper maintenance, timely expansion, and less congestion.
The purpose of these principles is to help government work with private sector partners to finance and bring to fruition projects in areas of vital economic importance, such as transport, water and power supply and telecommunications.
The Guidance Note’s overall aim is to help accelerate the flow of quality infrastructure projects, including through mobilising private capital and supporting project preparation. The analysis has sought to identify some of the unique niches and roles that such institutions can occupy and play in support of government objectives and policies in these areas.
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 policy framework for investment provides a systematic approach for improving investment conditions and a comprehensive checklist of key policy issues for consideration by any government interested in creating an enabling environment for all types of investment.
In September 2015, the General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and emphasizes on a holistic approach to achieve sustainable development for all.
The paper “Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs’ Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development” presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
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 UFPF was established in November 2009 for investment co-financing and technical assistance for urban environment infrastructure that benefits the poor.
The PPF is designed as a complimentary facility to TAF with a distinct role in financing of project preparatory activities.