Publications include reports, reference guides, toolkits, frameworks, academic papers, analytical pieces and case studies from all over the world, related to the various drivers of infrastructure development. Use the filters to narrow down the below list of publications.
This second report of the Business Working Group, \"Managing transnational infrastructure programmes in Africa - Challenges and best practices\", identifies the key hurdles that have to be overcome.
This series provides an overview of public-private partnership stories in various infrastructure sectors, where IFC was the lead advisor. This specific case relates to the NAIA Expressway project in Philippines.
The Guide to Guidance is principally aimed at public procurement authorities considering the use of public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements.
This handbook provides institutional investors with an overview of opportunities and risks of investing in renewable energy infrastructure.
The toolkit provides expert guidance, dependable counsel and a compilation of best practices to assist state legislatures as they consider whether and how to pursue public-private partnerships (PPPs) in their states.
This paper proposes the adoption of advanced asset management practices that could help water and wastewater utility operators to improve their competitiveness and become more sustainable in operational terms.
This document provides suggestions on how to address typical challenges faced in the implementation of Facilities Management (FM) through PPPs with a focus on emerging countries with limited experience of the PPP model.
This article presented an assessment of Low-Carvon Interventions in the Transport and Power Sector to reduceclimate change emissions
The study specifically examines whether power system size and coun¬try per capita income can be reliable indicators of initial conditions for guiding policy on power market structure.
The study has found that the main impacts of hydropower development in Bhutan relate to aquatic biodiversity and are cumulative,meaning that they are not of immediate concernbut should get priority attention once the development of hydropower accelerates. This study has identified a number of gaps inthe management of E&S impacts and rankedthem according to relevance for Bhutan.
This brief outlines some new technological solutions for energy storage in emerging markets
Population growth and economic development, aggravated by climate change, will increase pressure on energy and water resources. Integrated planning can make the most of these two essential and scarce resources. Thirsty Energy, a World Bank initiative, helps countries address these issues and ensure sustainable development of both resources. This note focuses on the water needs of the power sector and particularly answers the following questions: Why is this issue important? Do power plants need all that much water? What about other types of plants? What are the challenges? and, What are our options?
This study looks at the project practice in light of the strategy as declared in the sector paper. The main focus is on the first decade of the urban transport lending program (1972–82).
This articlehighlights the process and lessons learned from the Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Resilient Road Strategy of the Samoan road network, and outlines a replicable approach for small island nations with acute capacity challenges that seek to balance analytical rigor with the need for practicality.
In a recent study, we looked at the economic effects of the EU’s external aviation policy with third countries, focusing on 27 countries with which the EU has Air Services Agreements with varying degrees of liberalization.2
This paper—through a comparative analysis of data from Wuhan and Amsterdam—explores the reasons why the two countries have gone in different directions
This report outlines the future role of ports in Africa and how the economic benefits of port infrastructure can be maximised
These policy guidelines are intended to help countries design and implement competitive selection processes for supporting renewable energy.
This paper will describe the challenges in integrating wind and solar generation, the lessons learned, and recommended strategies from both operating experience and integration studies.
This paper studies the joint decision to invest in such infrastructure, and retrofit it later, given that future climate damages are uncertain and follow a geometric Brownian motion process with positive drift.