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.
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.
OECD Investment Policy Reviews present an overview of investment trends and policies in the countries reviewed, using the OECD Policy Framework for Investment to assess the climate for domestic and foreign investment at sub-national, national or regional levels. They then propose actions for improving the framework conditions for investment and discuss challenges and opportunities for further reforms.
This document provides advice related to fluvial flood risk management that addresses strategic planning, environmentally sensitive design and the implementation of works.
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 objective of this study is to was to analyze how processes of social exclusion created barriers to social mobility among the poor in Brazil, the better to identify some policy levers or interventions that could be used to remove those barriers and contribute to more effective poverty alleviation and social inclusion.
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.
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.
The report describes eight nutrition-sensitive approaches for achieving greater impacts on early child nutrition. Results framework indicators are proposed to support monitoring and evaluation of nutrition-sensitive investments in water management and irrigation.
This framework for action was developed to support the inclusion of nutritional considerations in the design of water operations and to help formulate nutrition-enhancing water policy.
This report outlines lessons from two river basins in India, while arguing how planning for hydropower development needs to evolve from a project-based engineering approach to a more holistic one.
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.