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 paper Partnering to Build a Better World: MDBs Common Approaches to Supporting Infrastructure Development presents a brief description of how MDBs work with their Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) .
The MDBs Joint Declaration of Aspirations on Actions to Support Infrastructure Investment is a tool developed to ensure that MDBs work together to scale up infrastructure investment and attract private sector investment.
The European Investment Bank adopted the EIB Group Gender Strategy on 13th December 2016, building upon an extensive review of and alignment with relevant EU legislation and policy documentation.
The Guide to Guidance is principally aimed at public procurement authorities considering the use of public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements.
The OECD High-Level Principles for Integrity, Transparency and Effective Control of Major Events and related Infrastructures build upon lessons learned from the cooperation between the Italian Anti-Corruption Authority (ANAC) and the OECD in the development of infrastructure related to Expo Milano 2015 to set out a model that can be applied to many other large infrastructure projects that face the same challenges..
The European Investment Bank (EIB) calculates the economic returns of its projects using internationally accepted methods.
This document provides advice related to fluvial flood risk management that addresses strategic planning, environmentally sensitive design and the implementation of works.
The purpose of the report is to help the Government of Armenia: analyze the current levels and structures of water and wastewater tariffs compared to the costs of service, the report covers the cost of Waste and Water Services, the affordability of WSS and alternatives for transitioning to cost-recovery level tariffs over time in Armenia.
This report focuses on the risks of climate change to development in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia and South Asia, the report focuses on the poorest and the most vulnerable groups.
This book describes some key global water challenges, perspectives for remote sensing approaches, and their importance for water resources-related activities. It presents eight key types of water resources management variables, a list of sensors that can produce such information, and a description of existing data products with examples.
This aquaculture supply chain review aims to: (1) identify issues now present in the fish supply (export) chain, specifically pinpointing market imperfections as well as legal and regulatory obstacles; (2) develop recommendations to resolve the problems and challenges so identified, and thus contribute to the improvement of the business and investment environment by reducing costs and increasing productivity; and (3) contribute to enhancing the competitiveness and investment attractiveness of the Armenian
The study recommends measures and technologies to overcome the existing problems and transform the cities of Amritsar and Ludhiana, the report covers improved storage drainage, improved urban environment and addressing services for the poor.
The note measures access to water supply and sanitation services in the Kyrgyz Republic. It is representative at the national, rural/urban, and oblast levels. Using survey data we analyze the consumption of water supply and sanitation services at the household level with a focus on access, quality, and expenditures.
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 document discusses how science-based indicators of vulnerability to climate change and of adaptability can inform the prioritization of adaptation assistance from a global adaptation fund.
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?
The author evaluates the strength of the effect that community pressure and pollution charges have on industrial pollution control in China, the author finds that the implicit discharge price is at least as high as the explicit price. In other words, community pressure not only exists, but may be as strong an incentive as the pollution charge is for industrial firms to control pollution in China.
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
This report analyses the economywide and distributional impacts of the multipurpose Mwache dam investment in the coast region of Kenya. Considered in the report are impacts on economic growth, poverty reduction, food availability and nutrition.
This report analyses the barriers women face in the water workforce and provides a practical approach to advance gender diversity in the water sector.