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Published:
2021
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7758
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5920
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PPIAF
Published:
2019
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10927
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10637
This publication provides guidance to government officials in emerging markets and developing economies (EMDEs) on when government guarantees for public-private-partnership (PPP) projects might be desired; how they could be best utilized; the structure and scope of guarantees and guarantee programs; the costs and risks entailed; and how to manage these risks.
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG),PPIAF,Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF)
Topic
Financing
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2017
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12658
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22289
Guidelines for the Development of a Policy for Managing Unsolicited Proposals in Infrastructure Projects
When it comes to infrastructure projects, “unsolicited proposals” (USPs) represent an alternative to the traditional project initiation method where the private sector, rather than the government, takes the leading role in identifying and developing a project. In practice, many public authorities across the world resort to USPs motivated by the perspective of solving the challenges brought by their lack of capacity to identify and develop projects. However, many projects that o...
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Topic
Unsolicited Proposals
Published:
2019
Downloads:
3506
Views:
10120
LESSONS LEARNED SINCE THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVESTORS IN EMERGING MARKETS TODAY
Every financial system has faced or will face a crisis at some point. But even in the absence of a crisis, the extraordinary growth in credit over the last two decades has resulted in an increase of non-performing loans (NPLs), which are an unavoidable by-product of lending. This can put economies at risk. When not addressed, distressed assets can grow to reach critical thresholds that can slow down, or even prevent, economic recovery and increase unemployment, creating a vicious circle th...
Contributor
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Published:
2021
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2153
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7481
The last year saw a surge of climate change impacts across the globe, ranging from rising sea levels to uncontrolled wildfires. Developing countries and emerging economies are especially vulnerable to these impacts, partly because they lack the resources and capacity to address them—especially when the COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging economies worldwide. PPIAF’s role in addressing the impacts of climate change on infrastructure development is in line with the World Bank’s g...
Contributor
PPIAF
Published:
2019
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8579
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13142
This Reference Guide is the response to the need for augmented capacity to scale up the use of Islamic finance and for standardization of documentation across various sectors and asset classes—in effect, a road map for its use. It aims to reduce any added complexity and share more knowledge about Islamic transactions. The Reference Guide includes four case studies to illustrate how the different shari'ah-compliant structures have been used in infrastructure PPPs. In addi...
Contributor
Islamic Development Bank (IDB),PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector (i.e. for infrastructure in general) 
Topic
Financing
Published:
2018
Downloads:
7168
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18298
Fragility, conflict, violence, and weak institutions are critical development challenges that have affected many countries. Using a set of outcome indicators, a total of 61 countries have been identified for this paper as an “Expanded list of Fragile and Conflict-Affected States.” Economic and financial conditions, business environment, and rule of law are usually weaker in EFCS countries, raising private sector investment’s ris...
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector (i.e. for infrastructure in general)