The new renewable sources, such as sun or wind, show a specific set of characteristics such as geographical and temporal variability that challenge their integration into traditional energy systems to supply electricity.
This paper provides an overview of the IaDB-designed approach to monitoring rural water supply service delivery.
This report presents a selection methodology that proposes a common language with clear economic, technical, social and regional criteria to identify infrastructure projects with the potential for acceleration.
This report assesses infrastructure PPP investments in an expanded list of Fragile and Conflict Affected States (EFCS2), as well as the PPP regulatory frameworks during the 2012-2016 period.
This toolkit has been prepared to assist public entities in the state of Maharashtra in India in developing public-private partnership (PPP) urban bus transport projects.
This toolkit is designed to help decision makers and practitioners in states and municipal governments who are concerned with urban transport development in medium-sized cities in India.
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 paper provides reflections and considerations as to how MDBs including the IDB can use the Project Preparation Facilities (PPFs) to help countries fill the infrastructure gap by improving the quality of projects, reducing and mitigating risks, and leveraging private financing.
This paper assesses the challenges and trade-offs faced by the three major NDBs in emerging economies in their efforts to (1) reach the goals set by their governments, (2) obtain the resources needed to function at a meaningful scale, and (3) operate within their unique economic and political contexts.
This paper examines the public finance underpinnings for an enhanced focus on different types of long-term investments as well as on operations and maintenance of existing investments.
This paper discusses some of the main challenges in developing a robust and viable project pipeline to address the daunting infrastructure needs facing many countries worldwide.
This paper examines investments - in the form of equity or debt in direct investments to infrastructure. The reason for focusing on direct investment is twofold. First, the overall analysis of debt and equity capital markets for infrastructure exceeds the scope of this study and involves instruments that trade on regulated stock and bond markets. Second, the analysis of direct investments by private investors in listed infrastructure enables us to focus more on the risk analysis process that these investors typically perform when approaching an investment.
This publication outlines options for the financing and implementation of a systematic infrastructure action plan for the Seychelles.
The report illustartes the challenges and gaps in infrastructure provision in Africa and the benefits from improved urban and rural infrastructure. It also discusses funding and financing and the role of the AfDB in infrastructure.
This report presents the findings of the analysis of unit costs and cost overruns of road infrastructure projects in Africa.
This brief illustrates the rationale, methodology and results of the African Infrastructure Development Index.
This paper examines climate-change impacts on hydropower generation using an econometric model of the determinants of hydroelectric generetion.
The paper discusses the importance of ICT for growth and governance in the context of North Africa's development.
The checklist aims at providing a framework to ensure the mainstreaming of gender in the infrastructure sector throughout the project cycle.