The participants of the second Regional Roundtable on Infrastructure Governance held in Côte D’Ivoire last week reinforced the need for good governance across all stages of infrastructure delivery. The Regional Roundtable was the second of its kind, with the first held in South Africa in November 2017.
The Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has today published two reports that reveal an urgent need for infrastructure investment in 10 Compact with Africa countries, and highlight the reforms required to encourage greater investment.
A new report released today by the Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, has revealed an infrastructure investment gap of US$1 trillion in 10 Compact with Africa countries over the next 22 years. This represents a 42 per cent investment gap; one of the largest regional gaps in the world.
Talk of trade tariffs and heightened geopolitical tensions are dominating news headlines recently. As developed economies consider escalating protectionist policies, it’s easy to forget about the situation many emerging markets face.
FOR CONSULTATION The draft Guidance Note on National Infrastructure Banks and Similar Financing Facilities is open for public consultation to capture your insights and feedback for the final version.
The Output Specifications for Quality Infrastructure Reference Guide, helps governments to operationalise the definition of Quality Infrastructure Investment agreed on by G20 nations.
In keeping with our mission to support the G20 to drive an ambitious infrastructure agenda, InfraCompass 2020 harnesses data from leading organisations around the world - including the World Bank, World Economic Forum, and the OECD - to assist countries to identify reforms that lead to better infrastructure investment.
GI Hub’s Innovative Funding & Financing tool is designed to help governments identify frictions in their markets and structure solutions to improve the quality and quantity of projects attractive to private sector investors. It contributes to the G20's Roadmap to Infrastructure as an Asset Class.
The third meeting of the G20 Infrastructure Working Group (IWG) was held in Sydney, Australia from the 4th to the 6th of June, with the GI Hub playing an active role.
An introduction to our new blog series on policy implications related to key data findings from Infrastructure Monitor.
In light of the potential for PPPs to contribute to a reduction of the $15 trillion infrastructure investment gap, the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) revamped its PPP Risk Allocation Tool with its updated PPP Risk Allocation Tool 2019 Edition.
InfraCompass is an interactive tool that looks at the infrastructure capabilities of 49 countries.
As outlined earlier in this blog series, private investors are looking for reliable returns to justify the risks that they are taking. Financing and procurement of cross-border projects will often be more complex than national projects due to the scale of the project and compounded risks, and the financial returns may be more uncertain than for national projects.
Risks can be hard to define, manage and mitigate. In infrastructure projects that cross regional or national borders and involve multiple parties from both the public and private sector, these risks may be amplified.