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  • ASEAN Infrastructure Fund Brochure and Overview of AIF Loans

    Asian Development Bank   |   Trade ; Transport ; Energy

    The ASEAN Infrastructure Fund (AIF) promotes regional infrastructure financing and financial resilience to support long-term development of ASEAN countries. Infrastructure plays a critical role in driving economic growth and cutting poverty, so ADB and the member countries of the Association of

  • Greater Mekong Subregion Mid-Term Review and Revised Regional Investment Framework Implementation Plan 2020

    Asian Development Bank   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    This report presents the mid-term review and third progress report of the Regional Investment Framework Implementation Plan 2014-2018. It discusses the status of 93 priority investment and technical assistance projects as of 30 June 2016. The document also contains the Revised Regional Investment

  • Study on Permitting and Facilitating the Preparation of TEN-T Core Network Projects: Case Studies

    European Commission   |   Transport

    Case studies from EU’s transport Trans-European Network (TEN-T) policy: 1 Case Railway Connection Lyon Turin (Val De Susa)  2 Case Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link  3 Case Brenner Base Tunnel 4 Case Rail Baltica (including the Warsaw-Bialystok Link) 5 Case Seine – Scheldt  6 Case Danube – Common Section

  • A Study of International Transport Corridors in OIC Member Countries

    Islamic Development Bank   |   Transport

    The Study on Transport Corridors in OIC Member Countries is an assessment of the role and importance of transport corridors (TC) in contributing to economic growth and cooperation, trade and regional integration with a view to identify a policy framework among the 57 OIC member countries. It has

  • Cross-Border Infrastructure Connectivity: Needs, Facts and Challenges

    Asian Development Bank   |   Trade ; Transport

    Presentation content includes:  I. On the increasing need for cross-border infrastructure II. Empirical evidence for trade stimulus from improved cross-border connectivity III. Challenges of cross-border infrastructure projects and lessons learned Trade Transport Helble, Matthias Download PDF http:

  • Cross-border Infrastructure: A Toolkit

    Asian Development Bank   |   Transport

    This toolkit has been prepared based on a learning program offered to middle and senior policy makers of the Great Mekong Subregion (GMS) under the Phnom Penh Plan in March 2006. The program had four focus areas, namely, policy and planning, finance, private sector partnerships, and regulation and

  • Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2018

    Agility Global Integrated Logistics and Transport Intelligence   |   Trade ; Transport

    The Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index has three main components. First is the Index country rankings: a look at the composite scores of the 50 Index emerging markets based on a combination of their market size and growth prospects, market compatibility or overall business climate, and market

  • Ashta Hydropower: Turning a Doubtful Concept into a Technological Trailblazer

    World Bank Group   |   Energy

    International Finance Corporation (IFC) played a key role in helping the Republic of Albania structure and implements it first large public-private partnership (PPP) transaction in the energy sector, which brought a strong and reliable international investor into the country. Verbund, Austria&#039

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    Enhancing Connectivity through Transport Infrastructure: The Role of Official Development Finance and Private Investment

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development   |   Transport

    The OECD takes stock of continental and regional transport plans to place development cooperation in context, and examines partner strategies for transport connectivity.

  • Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Framework for Caribbean Coastal Transport Infrastructure

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development   |   Transport

    Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are heavily dependent on coastal transport infrastructure—including ports, airports, and their access roads—for economic activity. That same coastal transport infrastructure is often highly vulnerable to impacts of climate variability and change, including

  • Foreign Direct Investment in Cross-Border Infrastructure Projects

    Asian Development Bank   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    Comparative study of foreign direct investment in cross-border infrastructure in Latin America; Eastern and Central Europe; and Asia, including six case studies of investment in infrastructure projects in these regions. In this paper the authors critically review the relevant information and

  • Connective Financing: Chinese Infrastructure Projects and the Diffusion of Economic Activity in Developing Countries

    AidData   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    How do development projects influence the geographic distribution of economic activity within low-income and middle-income countries? Existing research focuses on the effects of Western development projects on inter-personal inequality and inequality across different subnational regions. However,

  • Allocating Risks in Public-Private Partnership Contracts

    Global Infrastructure Hub   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    The objective of this Report is to provide additional guidance to countries, including both members and non-members of the G20, that wish to develop a programme of PPP transactions. The primary focus is on those countries with limited or no prior experience of PPPs, and the desired outcome of the

  • Managing PPP Contracts After Financial Close

    Global Infrastructure Hub   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    The PPP Contract Management Tool (referred to herein as the ‘reference tool’) provides public sector officials with practical guidance and case studies, so that those responsible for managing contracts after financial close are better able to ensure project objectives and value for money. The

  • Public-Private Partnership Monitor

    Asian Development Bank   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    This publication provides information on the PPP business environment in nine ADB developing member countries to help public sector policy makers improve private sector participation in infrastructure projects. The first edition of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Monitor tracks the development

  • Blended Concessional Finance: Scaling Up Private Investment in Lower-Income Countries

    World Bank Group   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    Blending funds from private investors with concessional funds from donors and philanthropic sources has a strong potential to scale up investment in lower-income countries and thereby accelerate development. The use of blended concessional finance is already prevalent in lower-income countries

  • Blended Finance: A Stepping Stone to Creating Markets

    World Bank Group   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    At the heart of IFC’s approach to blended finance are efforts to create and help sustain private markets with strong development impact. This note explores the role of blended finance in creating markets and looks at lessons from three blended finance projects and structures—and how each

  • Funding and Financing Infrastructure: The Joint Use of Public and Private Finance

    World Bank Group   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    The paper addresses the issue of the feasible level of private finance in a contracting model of infrastructure finding and financing. It characterizes the structure of financial contracts, deriving the conditions under which both public and private finance coexist. A key feature is that access to

  • Credit Risk Dynamics of Infrastructure Investment: Considerations for Financial Regulators

    World Bank Group   |   Trade ; Transport ; ICT ; Energy

    Prudential regulation of infrastructure investment plays an important role in creating an enabling environment for mobilizing long-term finance from institutional investors, such as insurance companies, and, thus, gives critical support to sustainable development. Infrastructure projects are asset

  • Incorporating Resilience in Infrastructure Prioritization: Application to the Road Transport Sector

    World Bank Group   |   Transport

    Disruption of infrastructure services can cause significant social and economic losses, particularly in the event of a natural disaster. The World Bank Group and the Government of Japan established the Quality Infrastructure Investment Partnership to focus attention on the quality dimensions of