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Published:
2011
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5321
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493
A Continental Perspective
This study is a product of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world’s knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. The AICD provides a baseline against which future improvements in infrastructure services can be measured, making it possible to monitor the results achieved from donor support. It also offers a solid empirical foundation for prioritizing investments and designing policy reforms in Africa&rsqu...
Countries
Ghana
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector
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14258
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482
Non-revenue water (NRW) management can deliver significant financial and economic benefits, and to a large extent, NRW programs can be self-financing—rapid revenue gains from commercial loss reduction, for example, can supply the OPEX and CAPEX funds needed to reduce the NRW. But these benefits often remain unrealized, because water service providers face many political, financial and technical hurdles. NRW PBCs (performance-based contracts) provide an opportunity to invite...
Contributor
PPIAF
Topic
Financing,PPP Structuring
Sector
non-revenue water (NRW),water
Published:
2019
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238
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457
Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) were once believed by many to be the solution to all infrastructure-related issues—including financing, capacity constraints, and efficiency. We’ve since accumulated enough experience to understand that only well-planned, managed, executed, and monitored PPPs can bring success.
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Topic
Unsolicited Proposals
Published:
2017
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4419
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453
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:
2017
Downloads:
15375
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443
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
Downloads:
7295
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438
A Pilot in 10 Economies
The Benchmarking Public-Private Partnerships Procurement 2015 report aims to support and enhance the decisions that feed into policy-making by highlighting key aspects of a country’s PPP legal and regulatory framework. The project that the report is based on follows the successful approach undertaken by the World Bank Global Indicators Group, which, with its Doing Business project, has a recognized track record of measuring a country’s laws and regulations and leverag...
Countries
Colombia,Ghana,Kenya,Cameroon,Nigeria,Peru,South Africa,Tanzania,Tunisia,Egypt, Arab Rep.
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Topic
Procurement
Published:
2019
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1560
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411
The Public-Private Partnerships Fiscal Risk Assessment Model, PFRAM developed by the IMF and the World Bank Group (WBG), is an analytical tool to assess fiscal costs and risks arising from public-private partnership (PPP) projects. It is designed to assist governments in assessing fiscal implications of PPPs, as well as in managing these projects in a proactive manner. Since it was launched in April 2016, PFRAM has been used in the context of IMF and WBG technical assistance, as well as by...
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG),International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Published:
2016
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3547
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394
This brochure gives an update on the PPIAF's program on PPPs Institutional Capacity Building in the UEMOA Region. The initiative aimed at will help create an institutional architecture enabling the development of regional and national Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) projects and programs over the next decade. This program is a joint initiative of the World Bank, Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and PPIAF.
Countries
Benin,Mali,Senegal,Togo,Guinea,Côte d'Ivoire
Contributor
PPIAF
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2018
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2377
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392
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:
2018
Downloads:
5147
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365
PPIAF Annual Report 2018 provides the reader with a qualitative cross-section of the breadth and width of PPIAF’s portfolio of activities, with snapshots of specific achievements to illustrate the impact of our work as we help governments strengthen institutions and governance.
Contributor
PPIAF
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2014
Downloads:
771
Views:
364
The case of Bangkok’s Skytrain (BTS)
This case study examines the issue of traffic demand risk and sheds light on how the problem of inaccurate ridership forecasts can impact a PPP project by using the example of the Bangkok SkyTrain.
Countries
Thailand
Sector
Rail,urban transport,Transport,Municipal,Cities,Municipal,Cities,urban
Topic
Risk Allocation
Contributor
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Published:
2015
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1360
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362
This volume contains detailed studies on the disclosure policy and practice of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in 13 jurisdictions. The jurisdictions were studied as part of the research and analysis carried out under the Disclosure in PPP Project jointly implemented by the World Bank Group Public-Private Partnerships Cross-Cutting Solution Area (WBG PPP CCSA), the Governance Global Practice (GGP), Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (COST), and Public-Private Infrastructure Adv...
Countries
Australia,Canada,Chile,Colombia,Honduras,India,Kenya,South Africa,Philippines,United Kingdom
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Topic
PPP Legal Framework,Disclosure,Governance
Published:
2007
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2146
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361
This toolkit is designed to help government officials and policy makers evaluate existing and alternative urban bus systems in developing and transitional countries. It offers practical advice to enact fundamental system reforms.
Contributor
PPIAF
Sector
Transport
Topic
Regulation,Governance ,Capacity Building
Published:
2016
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11951
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360
Full Report
Executive Summary: DownloadPDF (1.8 MB) Many economies are yet to adopt broadly recognized good practices to prepare, procure, and manage Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). This report flags potential improvements that can help governments fill the gap in an effort to provide better PPP procurement and enable better infrastructure service delivery to all. The report benc...
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Topic
Procurement
Published:
2009
Downloads:
4702
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358
The Toolkit is a reference guide for public authorities in developing countries for the development of PPP (public-private partnership) programs in the highways sector, particularly in assisting in PPP policy development, project preparation and the sourcing and monitoring of external expertise. It provides guidance in the definition of strategy and policy for PPP, the characteristics of PPP projects and the stages for their preparation. Module 4, "Laws & Contracts"...
Topic
Expiration and Handover,Procurement,Monitoring,Project Identification,PPP Institutional Framework,PPP Legal Framework,PPP Policy
Contributor
PPIAF
Sector
roads and highways,Transport,roads and highways
Published:
2016
Downloads:
43023
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347
La version française du Guide de référence des partenariats public-privés (PPP) présente une vue d’ensemble de la diversité des approches et des expériences dans la mise en oeuvre des PPP. Le Guide permet d’accéder au corpus de connaissances sur les PPP, construit à la fois par ceux qui les pratiquent dans les gouvernements, le secteur privé, les institutions internationales, et par des universitaires. Cette ...
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2011
Downloads:
6557
Views:
337
A Continental Perspective
This study is a product of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world’s knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. The AICD provides a baseline against which future improvements in infrastructure services can be measured, making it possible to monitor the results achieved from donor support. It also offers a solid empirical foundation for prioritizing investments and designing policy reforms in Africa&rsqu...
Countries
Kenya
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2010
Downloads:
13663
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336
This guide reviews the necessary steps to successfully engage and manage a public-private partnership (PPP) from the early stages. It presents a framework that highlights the requirements, options, and challenges that governments face when embarking into PPPs, and explains how to address them so that a sound PPP program can be implemented and the benefits for both public and private partners can fully materialize. This book draws on experiences from both mature and deve...
Topic
Expiration and Handover,Stakeholder Engagement,Termination,Dispute Resolution,Procurement,Value for Money (VFM),Due Diligence,Transaction Advisors,Monitoring,Tender ,Bid Evaluation ,Risk Allocation,Project Appraisal,Project Identification,Financing
Contributor
PPIAF
Published:
2009
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6605
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326
A Review of Experiences in Developing Countries
This study seeks to contribute to the understanding of the performance of PPP projects in urban water utilities in developing countries. It focuses on projects in which a private operator is introduced to run the utility, consequently excluding build, operate, and transfer projects and  similar arrangements limited to the construction and operation of treatment facilities. It reviews the overall spread of urban water PPPs during the past 15 years and seeks to respond to...
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
water,Urban water utilities,Municipal,Cities
Downloads:
9935
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325
Synthèse de la démarche septembre 2013 – juillet 2014
Countries
Senegal
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Published:
2018
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1338
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316
Private Investment in Infrastructure 2011- H1 2017
This report provides a general overview of the projects that received financing from institutional investors and the share of institutional-investor contributions in the total investment garnered during the period of study. The report finds this share to be extremely low and as such the risks and barriers to institutional investment in infrastructure are also highlighted.  The report also provides details about the institutional investors who provided financin...
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Published:
2011
Downloads:
1416
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313
A Continental Perspective
This study is a product of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world’s knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. The AICD provides a baseline against which future improvements in infrastructure services can be measured, making it possible to monitor the results achieved from donor support. It also offers a solid empirical foundation for prioritizing investments and designing policy reforms in Africa&rsqu...
Countries
Congo, Rep.
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2011
Downloads:
7250
Views:
308
A Continental Perspective
This study is a product of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world’s knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. The AICD provides a baseline against which future improvements in infrastructure services can be measured, making it possible to monitor the results achieved from donor support. It also offers a solid empirical foundation for prioritizing investments and designing policy reforms in Africa&rsqu...
Countries
Mozambique
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2009
Downloads:
5754
Views:
301
This study provides an in-depth look at Small Scale Private Service Providers (SPSPs) of electricity and water and is based on a recent firm-level survey conducted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya, and the Philippines. The findings of the survey analysis reveal a relatively diverse group of small enterprises with different ownership structures, business models, and levels of profitability. Services range from well-organized networks such as electric mini-grids and small private water network...
Countries
Cambodia,Kenya,Bangladesh,Philippines
Topic
Financing,Governance ,Project Appraisal
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
electricity,water,Small-scale power,small scale water supply,power,energy,Water supply
Published:
2019
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118
Views:
300
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