How can governments deliver quality infrastructure outcomes?
Subnational PPP Unit
On 12 July 2018 the GI Hub’s COO, Mark Moseley, joined a webinar panel on blockchain and its applications for infrastructure, hosted by the International Project Finance Association (IPFA). Blockchain is the technology that underpins Bitcoin and other similar ‘cryptoassets’, such as Ethereum and Ripple. Its potential, and the recent volatility of cryptoassets, has made the technology one of the most hyped and misunderstood technologies in the market.
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is a state owned entity with the purpose of accelerating sustainable socio-economic development and improve the quality of life of the people of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) by driving financial and non-financial investments in the social and economic infrastructure sectors.
Korea's ODA consists of three types of aid: 1) bilateral grants, 2) bilateral loans, and 3) multilateral assistance. Bilateral grant aid comprises of technical cooperation and various types of transfers (made in cash, goods, or services) with no obligation for repayment. Bilateral loans, on the other hand, are provided on concessional terms under the name of the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF). Lastly, multilateral assistance is delivered either as financial subscriptions or (grant) contributions to international organizations.
Subnational PPP Unit
Although the topic of infrastructure may not attract bold headlines, the reality in many parts of the world is that the inadequate provision of critical infrastructure...
FOR CONSULTATION The draft Guidance Note on National Infrastructure Banks and Similar Financing Facilities is open for public consultation to capture your insights and feedback for the final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.
USAID's mission statement highlights two complementary and intrinsically linked goals: ending extreme poverty and promoting the development of resilient, democratic societies that are able to realize their potential.