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.
The objective of the report and the accompanying index is not simply to rank countries, but to use score movements as a benchmark from which to investigate trends, identify successful PPP performers, and focus on the approaches that can facilitate a better understanding of common challenges and best-practice standards.
This paper reviews the current status of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) intervention on PPP in Brazil, including a stakeholder survey on the performance of the Brazilian PPP program.
This page discusses the need for legal reform to enhance the PPP environment in EBRD regions.
This report sets out several of the recent advances, and suggests the most promising approaches, to the quantification and valuation of some of the wider economic benefits that flow from transport-related development.
The OECD conducted a survey highlighting 10 governance challenges that countries face which includes promoting strategic planning across many divisions of government, managing threats to integrity, ensuring good regulatory design, ensuring an integrative consultation process, and ensuring value-for-money and affordability
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.
The paper looks at the potential and preconditions for introducing or expanding competition for the provision of municipal waste management services by mobilising and engaging the private sector.
This document provides advice related to fluvial flood risk management that addresses strategic planning, environmentally sensitive design and the implementation of works.
This toolkit is a resource designed to assist practitioners working on the next generation of PSP contracts for smaller water projects.
This publication aims to link the study of urban environmental issues with the advancement of more sustainable urban growth, the report looks at Kampala and Uganda including their background in the context of urban development and drivers of environmental sustainability.
This paper answers three questions surrounding the reform of water supply services in Abidjan. What motivated reform in a system that was already performing well? How and why did the reform affect sector performance, and what additional changes might improve performance further? And what explains the relatively strong performance of Abidjan's water system?
This report tells a story of an urgent need for institutional support and reform in Myanmar, improvements in the enforcement against illegal extraction of resources, behavior change in all relevant stakeholders, institutional capacity building, increased funding, and improvements in data collection and analysis. If these recommendations are acted on, then Myanmar can reverse the negative trends and lead its environment on a path toward a more sustainable future. Citation
The objective of this review is to analyze the current status on achievement of targeted benefits from distribution privatization and identify the gaps between expectations and realizations, with a key task of proposing concrete procedures and methodologies to ensure that EMRA and other government agencies involved in monitoring and enforcing quality in electricity distribution and retail have timely access to reliable information on service actually provided by the DISCOMs to their customers.
The purpose of this study is to provide an overview of the main elements that should be taken into consideration when evaluating the potential for specific projects, it is important to give some indication of potential cost (capital and operating) of an LNG chain.
This report provides a view on the Chongqing area and argues three dimensions of connectivity can be improved: physical (infrastructure) connectivity, digital connectivity, and economic integration with nearby areas, the report then provides a strategy on how to carry this out.
This paper describes a framework of supply and demand factors that could affect birth registration coverage rates, using data from Latin America, Asia and Africa the paper looks at factors such as social transfer that could impact birth registration.
This study aims to assist Bangladesh in becoming a viable player in the IT/ITES industry in five years by identifying the strategies, programs and investments needed in order for the country to leverage ICT for economic growth and competitiveness, as well as for social development by increasing gender equality and youth employment.
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 strategy document is a development document for Can Tho. This document outlines the challenges and obstacles to economic development in Can Tho, environmental quality protection, poverty alleviation, human resource development and financial resources. The strategy document also outlines some monitoring and evluation frameworks.
This map summarizes information on the connectivity of 67 important South Asian cities concerning infrastructure networks.