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Published:
2017
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2307
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551
Since 2011, PPIAF has assisted the Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) to attract private-sector investment in the country’s greenfield container-port terminal in Tibar Bay, outside the capital city, Dili. With this assistance, the government identified this as a priority public-private partnership (PPP) project in 2011, then spent the next five years developing it, while also building its own institutional capacity. In June 2016, the government signed a 30-year, $490-million concession...
Countries
Timor-Leste
Contributor
PPIAF
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2018
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18611
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531
Assessing government capability to prepare, procure and manage PPPs
Procuring Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships 2018 is designed to help governments improve their PPP regulatory quality. By benchmarking the regulatory frameworks of economies around the world against internationally recognized good practices in procuring PPPs, this assessment identifies areas for improvement in the preparation, procurement, and management of PPPs. Building on the success of Benchmarking Public-Private Partnership Procurement 2017, this...
Contributor
PPIAF,Government of Australia,World Bank Group (WBG),African Legal Support Facility,Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH)
Topic
Procurement
Published:
2016
Downloads:
11118
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504
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:
2018
Downloads:
4374
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467
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
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12455
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450
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:
2017
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3725
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440
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
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592
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437
This Guidance contains guidance and example drafting in relation to a number of core PPP contractual clauses and is intended to aid Contracting Authorities who have decided to use PPP as the procurement method for a project. The Guidance is not a recommendation to use PPP or an analysis of its advantages or disadvantages.
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG),Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF)
Sector
Multi-sector (i.e. for infrastructure in general) 
Topic
PPP Institutional Framework,PPP Policy
Published:
2017
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14046
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423
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:
2011
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4767
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417
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
Published:
2009
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4334
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406
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:
2018
Downloads:
1995
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397
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:
597
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374
A New Vision Incorporating Lessons From the Past 25 Years
Rethinking Power Sector Reform is a multiyear initiative that provides an updated assessment of power sector reform issues at the global and country levels. It aims to reignite the policy debate around reform approaches by articulating a new vision that incorporates lessons learned over the past 25 years. It also reflects on how recent technological trends and business models that are disrupting the sector may call for a new thinking on reform strategies. Supported by the Public ...
Contributor
PPIAF,ESMAP
Sector
power
Published:
2007
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5438
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374
This book reviews the general policy issues which arise for the public sector in considering whether to adopt the PPP procurement route, and the specific application of this policy approach in PPP contracts. This book also offers a systematic and integrated approach to financing PPPs within this public-policy framework. A section on due diligence can be found in Section 6.5.
Topic
PPP Structuring,Project Appraisal,Due Diligence,Financing
Contributor
Oxford University
Published:
2011
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3471
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341
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
Côte d'Ivoire
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2011
Downloads:
5767
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329
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:
2011
Downloads:
1303
Views:
323
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:
2014
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10310
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309
Experience with PPPs to date in the Caribbean has been mixed. PPPs are not new in the region, having been used to deliver new or improved roads, ports, airports, bulk water treatment facilities, and electricity generation plants. Many PPP projects have operated successfully for years, delivering high-quality infrastructure facilities. Others have faced challenges. In many cases, the complexity of the PPP development and implementation process has meant long delays in delivering projects; o...
Countries
Antigua and Barbuda,Dominica,Dominican Republic,Grenada,Haiti,Jamaica,St. Kitts and Nevis,St. Lucia,Suriname,St. Vincent and the Grenadines,Trinidad and Tobago
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Topic
Governance ,Funding
Published:
2011
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1864
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304
Investment, Integration, and Efficiency
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’s infrastructure s...
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
energy
Published:
2007
Downloads:
1895
Views:
293
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
Downloads:
7405
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277
Synthèse de la démarche septembre 2013 – juillet 2014
Countries
Senegal
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Published:
2015
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6515
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264
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:
2016
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1295
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259
A practitioner's guide to leveraging private investment
Regenerating Urban Land draws on the experience of eight case studies from around the world. The case studies outline various policy and financial instruments to attract private sector investment in urban regeneration of underutilized and unutilized areas and the requisite infrastructure improvements. In particular, each case study details the project cycle, from the scoping phase and determination of the initial amount of public sector investment, to implementation and subsequent leverage...
Countries
Argentina,Chile,India,Korea, Rep.,South Africa,United States,China
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG),PPIAF
Sector
Municipal,Cities,urban regeneration,Tourism,Cities
Published:
2015
Downloads:
1264
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253
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:
2011
Downloads:
2083
Views:
251
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
Zambia
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector
Published:
2018
Downloads:
1133
Views:
248
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)