Government, private sector, multilaterals, and development partners gather in Cape Town as this topic takes center stage globally
InfraCompass is an interactive tool that looks at the infrastructure capabilities of 49 countries.
Public-private partnership (PPP) contracts are long-term and they may have a duration of 20 to 30 years or more. Today, where technologies and social priorities (such as views on climate change and sustainability) are changing at an accelerated pace, it perhaps comes as no surprise that changes to PPP contracts through renegotiations are common.
Globally, governments are accountable for the development of infrastructure and the delivery of basic services in an affordable and inclusive manner. The ability of governments to nurture a conducive enabling environment for infrastructure investment has often been found to be a key differentiator between countries that successfully scale up infrastructure and those that face challenges in doing so.
Understanding the risks facing Brazil’s port privatisation program was the focus of a recent webinar hosted by the Global Infrastructure Hub, with a focus on experiences from Latin America and globally.
To achieve more efficient outcomes and address the high cost of delivering infrastructure in the UK it is necessary for both public and private sector clients to ensure their capability aligns with the challenges they face and to optimise their approach to engaging their supply chains.
GI Hub held the third of its 2017 Regional PPP Risk Allocation Workshops in Bogotá, Colombia, on 9 November 2017, with various public sector representatives from across Central and South America as well as multilateral organisations operating in the region.
The PPP Risk Allocation Tool 2019 Edition is now open for consultation. Feedback provided through this process will inform the final version which will be released later this year.
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.
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.
Appropriate risk allocation in public private partnerships (PPPs) and the GI Hub’s PPP Risk Allocation Tool were central themes of the GI Hub’s recent Regional PPP Risk Allocation Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand. Participants comprised public sector representatives from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam, as well as multilateral organizations operating in the region including the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
Appropriate risk allocation in public private partnerships (PPPs) and the GI Hub’s PPP Risk Allocation Tool were central themes of the GI Hub’s recent Regional PPP Risk Allocation Workshop in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
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.
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.
InfraTech has changed from a nice to have to a critical element in the ability to deliver sustainable, inclusive and resilient infrastructure.