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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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” .
The Australian Infrastructure 2019 Audit covers transport, energy, water, telecommunications and for the first time social infrastructure, and looks at the major challenges and opportunities facing Australia s infrastructure over the next 15 years and beyond. They have presented their findings in terms that matter to users, by focusing on outcomes for them. The hope is that this enhanced focus on users, and the role infrastructure can play in improving their quality of life, helps to drive better decisions that are rooted in the long-term interests of Australians.
This study analyses the direct and indirect links between cross-border infrastructural development and poverty reduction under the guise of transport, electricity and communication infrastructure.
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.
Registration is now open for the GI Hub Breakfast in Washington, D.C. on the 12th October. With keynote
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.
The IPD Australia Unlisted Infrastructure Index is the first fund index to track the return performance of unlisted infrastructure investment funds domiciled within Australia.
The objective of this paper, which is based on a series of interviews conducted by Oliver Wyman in Brazil with senior executives at major banks and investment funds, is to provide recommendations on how to promote a market for private investment in viable infrastructure projects for Brazil through better risk-return tradeoffs for investors.
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.
The 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report represents a milestone in the four-decade history of the series, with the introduction of the new Global Competitiveness Index 4.0.
The IPD Global Quarterly Infrastructure Direct Asset Index highlights the performance characteristics of the asset class and builds a track record which can be segmented by region, sector and other key metrics.
CIF's main purpose is to contribute to economic development and growth, integration at regional level and poverty reduction through the mobilisation of resources for strategic economic infrastructure projects and for support to the private sector.
The main objectives of this report are to share information within the World Bank and with its partners and client countries about the World Bank's activities to support open data efforts.
Disruptions as a result of Covid-19 have heightened the awareness of and desire to increase adoption of technology on many fronts, including infrastructure. We explore five ways that technology can revolutionise the infrastructure landscape for emerging economies.