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Published:
2018
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675
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) 
Published:
2019
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76
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588
The Global Infrastructure Hub released the reference tool which is a useful aid for policy-makers and practitioners in their quest to improve project preparation practices and their capacity for preparing quality infrastructure projects.
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Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH)
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2017
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5026
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574
17 years supporting infrastructure development
 With the close of FY17, we completed our 2015–2017 Strategy period, giving us the opportunity to look back and analyze long-term trends in regards to our mandate and strategy targets. This report provides the reader with a qualitative cross-section of the breadth and width of PPIAF’sportfolio of activities, with snapshots of specific outcomes and achievements to illustrate the impact of our work as we help developing countries create an ena...
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PPIAF
Published:
2017
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12391
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554
This PPIAF-funded report aims to discuss and disseminate information on how Islamic finance has been applied in infrastructure projects through PPP schemes, what the structural challenges and solutions are, and what can be done to deepen and maximize the use of Islamic finance for this purpose. This report has two broad dimensions. The first is to enhance the understanding of Islamic finance building blocks as they relate to financing infrastructure PPP projects, and the second, and p...
Contributor
PPIAF,Islamic Development Bank (IDB),World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector (i.e. for infrastructure in general) 
Topic
Financing
Published:
2015
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693
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542
This manual provides guidance on best practice in the planning of district heating systems.
Countries
United Kingdom
Sector
district heating and cooling,power,energy,electricity,Municipal,Cities,Municipal,Tourism,urban regeneration
Contributor
Government of the United Kingdom
Published:
2016
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6028
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541
PPIAF Annual Report 2016
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PPIAF
Published:
2014
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493
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527
Delivering UK Energy Investment: Networks 2015 provides an in-depth focus into the investment undertaken in networks, the challenges and opportunities on offer and a vision for what future integrated networks might look like. The report highlights the success we have achieved through creating the right conditions to make the UK an attractive place for investment in network infrastructure so we are on track to meet our energy goals and targets.
Countries
United Kingdom
Sector
district heating and cooling,power,energy,electricity,Municipal,Cities,Tourism,urban regeneration
Contributor
Government of the United Kingdom
Published:
2014
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4260
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527
 PPIAF Annual Report 2014
Published:
2015
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474
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523
Unlocking the Potential of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Report from UNEP has surveyed low-carbon cities worldwide to identify the key factors underlying their success in scaling up energy efficiency and renewable energy, as well as in attaining targets for zero or low greenhouse gas emissions.
Contributor
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Sector
district heating and cooling,power,energy,electricity,Municipal,Cities,renewable energy,Tourism,Generation,urban regeneration
Published:
2014
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2001
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521
The Liberalization of Myanmar's Telecom Sector
From Handshake Issue #15: Connectivity Political and social transformations in Myanmar have made possible reform of the country’s telecommunications sector. Liberalization has allowed a country with the lowest rates of telecom penetration to leapfrog into the digital age. In February 2012, it cost $300 to buy a mobile SIM card anywhere in Myanmar—that is, if such a rare find made itself available. But just over two years later, in September 2014, you cou...
Countries
Myanmar
Sector
Telecommunications,Telecom
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Published:
2015
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4168
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513
PPIAF Annual Report 2015
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PPIAF
Published:
2013
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3356
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512
PPIAF Annual Report 2013 
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PPIAF
Published:
2015
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470
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511
What do Benin, Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Togo and Mali have in common? Apart from being members of the eight-country strong West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), they share a common status as low-income countries, faced with huge infrastructure needs and financing challenges.   Furthermore, they have decided that one way to address these challenges and sustain their economic growth was to promote public-private partnerships (PPPs) through a regional framework and...
Countries
Benin,Guinea-Bissau,Mali,Niger,Togo
Published:
2003
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3591
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511
 PPIAF Annual Report 2003
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PPIAF
Published:
2002
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3450
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507
 PPIAF Annual Report 2002
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PPIAF
Published:
2015
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617
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504
IEA Implementing Agreement on District Heating and Cooling including Combined Heat and Power "IEA DHC" – Case studies of systems around the world as well as technical and policy research.  
Sector
district heating and cooling,power,energy,electricity,Municipal,Cities,Tourism,urban regeneration
Contributor
International Energy Agency (IEA)
Published:
2008
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3011
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498
 PPIAF Annual Report 2008
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PPIAF
Published:
2009
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4182
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498
PPIAF Annual Report 2009
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PPIAF
Published:
2004
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3204
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496
 PPIAF Annual Report 2004
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PPIAF
Published:
2005
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3625
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495
 PPIAF Annual Report 2005
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PPIAF
Published:
2001
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3094
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495
 PPIAF Annual Report 2001
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PPIAF
Published:
2011
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3152
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493
 PPIAF Annual Report 2011
Published:
2010
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3452
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493
 PPIAF Annual Report 2010
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PPIAF
Published:
2010
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1713
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492
PPP Brief
Brazil’s first public-private partnership (PPP) in health dramatically improved emergency hospital services for one million people in the capital of the state of Bahia, Salvador. Located in one of the most underserved districts, the Hospital do Subúrbio was the first state hospital built in the Salvador metropolitan area in 20 years. The transaction closed on May 28, 2010 and a new 298-bed hospital opened in 2010. 
Countries
Brazil
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Health,Hospitals
Published:
2007
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3084
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492
 PPIAF Annual Report 2007